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quick dinners

I had time on Sunday so I made a big pot of chilli and one of curried
vegetables, saved out a meals worth or two of each and put the rest in meal
size portions inthe freezer.  I find this helps a lot on those days I just
can't get to cookin'.

here one that I have made a cou-le times recently that is quite tasty,
takes about 30 minutes start to finish, add a salad if you have time, maybe
that yummy cucumber salad posted recently--

Quick bean and potato soup
into the pot...
2 cups water
peel and cup 2 or 3 medium potatoes
add 2 cups cooked beans (we like pinto, red, or black in this, and I
include a little cooking liquid)
large onion, chopped
several cloves garlic, minced (or use powder)
1 - 16 ounce can stewed or whole tomatoes
1 tablespoon (or more) chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeno slices (optional)
1/4 cup bulgur wheat
salt and pepper as required

Cook until spuds are tender.

Add frozen corn, or canned hominey or whatever sounds good.

Regards,   Jan  (jrg14@xxxxxxxxxxx)

EcoVillage Ithaca, looking for people to help plan, and live in,
the second neighborhood group.  Open House Nov 29.
for info:  http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/ecovillage/ or jrg14@xxxxxxxxxxx