Easy Meals {part three}


Lemon Pepper Pasta and Asparagus

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:25 min
Makes:4 servings

2cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta (4 oz)
1/4cup olive or vegetable oil
1medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1lb asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
1teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3tablespoons lemon juice
1can (15 oz) Progresso® cannellini beans or 1 can (15 to 16 oz) navy beans, drained, rinsed

Freshly ground pepper, if desired

1.Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
2.Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper, asparagus, lemon peel, salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in oil, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
3.Stir lemon juice and beans into vegetable mixture. Cook until beans are hot. Add pasta; toss. Sprinkle with pepper.

Taco Soup
2-16 ounce cans kidney beans
28 ounce can tomatoes
2 pounds ground beef
1 cup water
2-3 Tablespoons taco seasoning

Have adult cook and brown hamburger. Child can toss all ingredients together in crock pot. Stir. Cook on low 6-8 hours or simmer on stove in saucepan for 15 minutes. You can serve this soup with tortilla chips, sour cream and shredded cheese if desired.

Simple Chicken Casserole
4 chicken breasts
can cream mushroom soup
½ bag of frozen peas or 1 can of peas (can substitute chopped broccoli)
1 Cup cheddar cheese
Salt, pepper, and paprika

Place chicken breasts in casserole dish. Pour cream of mushroom soup over the top of chicken spreading around to coat. Sprinkle with peas or broccoli. Adult should bake for 35-40 minutes at 375 degrees. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bake until cheese is melted. Serve with rice or noodles.

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1 comment:

Kendra Meyers said...

I will definitely be making the taco soup and pasta next week because they look so EASY!!! Thanks.