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N989, Reviewed November 2008

Ten bucks
 

Two Meals for $10 (II)

Candance Gabel
Human Environmental Sciences Extension Assistant Program Director

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Creamy soup base

This easy-to-make soup base will keep in your refrigerator. Then, simply use it as the creamy soup base mix in both of the recipes below for a quick and healthy weeknight meal! (Makes 3 cups dry mix.)

What you'll need:

Time to prepare: 5 minutes to prepare dry mix

  1. Be sure all equipment and ingredients are dry.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Use this dry mix for the creamy soup base mix in the tasty recipes below!

My shopping list:

California medley cheese soup

What you'll need:

How to fix it:

  1. Add 1-1/2 cups frozen chopped vegetables to 3 cups boiling water and cook slightly.
  2. Mix 1 cup of dry creamy soup base mix with 3/4 cup cold water in small bowl.
  3. Add cold soup mix to boiling water when vegetables are crispy and tender.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of grated cheese just before serving. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


Yields 7-1/2 cups.

Each 1-1/4 cup serving contains:

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*Prices are meant to serve as a guideline. They may vary by location, store and season.

Chicken or turkey broccoli casserole

What you'll need:

How to fix it:

  1. Wash and cook broccoli until crispy tender.
  2. Dice cooked chicken or turkey.
  3. Cover bottom of casserole dish with cooked broccoli.
  4. Cover broccoli with poultry and creamy soup base and water mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with grated cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-30 minutes, or microwave for 15 minutes, turning once.
  6. Serve over cooked pasta, rice or noodles. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


Serves four.

Each one-cup serving contains:

My shopping list:

*Prices are meant to serve as a guideline. They may vary by location, store and season.

Vegetables
 

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For more information

Recipes and nutritional analyses are used with permission from University of Minnesota Extension Service. This material was funded in part by USDA's SNAP.

 

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