08-04-2007, 07:59 PM
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Re: ~$5 Meal Ideas~
I was trying to throw something together tonight, wanted soup since it's rainy and cool today! It turned out so good, I thought I'd share it here.
4 Carrots, sliced
4 Celery stalks, sliced
onion and garlic (I used dried minced onion and jarred garlic)
1 can or jar spaghetti sauce
2.5ish spaghetti sauce cans of water
1 can Kidney Beans
1 C. dry rice
I cooked the carrots, celery and garlic in a bit of oil in a large stockpot until they were almost soft, then dumped in the spaghetti sauce and water, 2 TBS. Beef boullion, a sprinkle of dried minced onion, the dry rice, and the beans. Simmered for about 30ish minutes.
I only wish I had made some bread today to go with!
Shanna <><, blissful wife of Nathan, mama to Noah (6), Elliott (3) and Lydia Corinne, our unexpected unassisted homebirth baby girl
, born 01-24-08. Her birth story!