Mix and Match Skillet Meal

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Nutrition
Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
15 MIN

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
45 MIN

Silouette of 2 people

Yield:
6 Servings

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Serving Size:
1 cup

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup grain, uncooked
  • 1 1⁄2 cups vegetables, fresh, canned or frozen, cut bite-sized
  • 1 cup protein, cut bite-sized
  • 2 cups sauce, stirred
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon spices
  • 3 tablespoons topping

Directions:

To make in a skillet:

  • Combine all ingredients except topping in a large skillet.
  • Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to low.
  • Cover and simmer until grains are tender, about 15 to 45 minutes. Stir occasionally and add liquid if too dry.
  • Add topping before serving.
  • Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

 

To bake in oven:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine all ingredients except topping in a casserole dish.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake until grains are tender, about 50 to 60 minutes.
  • Add topping before serving.
  • Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes:

Grain:

  • try bulgur, pasta, quinoa or rice

Vegetables:

  • try a mixture of corn, carrots, green beans, onions, mushrooms, peppers or zucchini

Protein:

  • try cooked cubed or ground beef, pork, chicken or turkey, canned tuna or salmon, tofu or beans

Sauce:

  • try one can (10.75 ounces) condensed cream soup such as chicken, potato or tomato soup plus 1 1/4 cups water or low-fat milk

Spices:

  • try basil, oregano, parsley, chili powder, garlic, onion powder or ground ginger

Topping:

  • try grated cheese or crushed whole grain cereal or crackers