Category Archives: tomatoes

Tortellini chili

Date: 3/12/2014 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/03/tortellini-chili.html Modifications: I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced and only used ~ 2 cups of broth because I like thicker chilis. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner and a couple lunches Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

Date: July 16, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/27/summer-veggie-tortellini-salad-with-browned-butter/ Modifications:  Used frozen corn and peas, and did put them in boiling water just for a bit. Also used the big bag of frozen cheese tortellini from Whole Foods. Time to table: 30 minutes. The … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tostadas

Date: July 11, 2013 Recipe: http://www.dinneralovestory.com/tag/quick-shrimp-tostadas/ Modifications:  None, but we did fry the corn tortillas for the tostadas. Time to table: Most prep was the night before, maybe 15 minutes that day. Servings: 4 adults Erin: Dislike Ben: Dislike Notes: This … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Tomatoes, Broccoli and Feta

Date: May 6, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/03/20/lets-do-lunch-quinoa-salad-with-roasted-tomatoes-broccoli-and-feta/ Modifications:  None Time to table: 35 minutes (most is inactive roasting time) Servings: I hope to get 3-4 lunches out of this. Erin: Like Notes: I made this last night to bring for lunches this … Continue reading

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Skillet Lasagna

Date: May 1, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/11/28/skillet-lasagna/ Modifications: We only had one can of whole tomatoes by mistake, so I used half a can of crushed tomatoes in addition. I added frozen chopped spinach to the tomato/sausage mix. Didn’t have any basil. … Continue reading

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Tortellini and Garden Vegetable Bake

Date: March 20th, 2013 Recipe: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/poultry/tortellini-and-garden-vegetable-bake/ Modifications: We don’t like mushrooms, so I omitted those. I added more carrots, and used frozen peas instead of snap peas. We bought chicken, but on that night I didn’t feel like going through that … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 28th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2009/11/16/a-few-of-my-favorite-things/ Modifications: None, actually. Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 6 hours cook time Servings: 5 adults Ben: Like Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: This was made way easier by the fact that we had shredded … Continue reading

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Burrito Soup

Date: January 1st, 2013 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2008/12/15/crockpot-burrito-soup/ Modifications: We used ground turkey instead of beef, just a personal preference. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, couple hours cook time Servings: 4 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Love Notes: This soup is … Continue reading

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Crockpot Lentil Veggie Stew

Date: December 4th, 2012 Recipe: http://weelicious.com/2011/01/02/crock-pot-lentil-veggie-stew/ Time to table: 30 minutes + 8 hours cook time Servings: 2 dinners Ben: Dislike Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: I really didn’t like this meal, though apparently we’ve had it before. It was just … Continue reading

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Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Date: November 20, 2012 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/09/pasta-with-tomato-cream-sauce/ Modifications: I sort of halved the recipe because we didn’t need that much (just used half an onion, one can of tomato sauce, etc) Time to table: 20 minutes Servings: 2 adults, 1 toddler Ben: … Continue reading

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