Menu Plan for Spring II: Week 4, Day 4


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Italian Beef and Pasta

Cooking time:   40 minutes for menu           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

       An easy, skillet dinner with 15 minutes or prep and 25 of cooking.  We'll use the rest of the beans from Friday rather than red beans..  Add in onions, tomatoes and a bit of pepper and we have a complete dinner in no time. 

Italian Beef and Beans

Total time: 40 minutes
     A simple, one pan dish:  the pasta cooks right in the skillet, thickening the sauce and absorbing the flavors.

Italian Beef and Pasta Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 40 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid
Chop onions, pepper
Mince garlic
Sauté chili powder
Add onions, garlic, pepper, sauté
Slice beef

Remove vegetables from skillet
Add oil, beef, sauté
Open tomatoes, roughly chop
Return vegetables to skillet
Add all remaining ingredients, cover, simmer
     Go do something for 20 minutes - but...
Remember to stir occasionally
When pasta is done (taste) .....

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