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What We At This Week: Week 8

Sunday - Turkey Sweet Potato Chili

This recipe is very similar to mine--or it would be if I had a recipe, and didn't just eyeball it most of the time. I add minced garlic with the onion, double the tomatoes, skip the chicken broth, and use a few more cans of beans. I also add two bay leaves with the rest of the seasonings.


Monday - Pizza (Lunch) and Skillet Beef & Lentils (Dinner)

We typically eat leftovers for lunch, but Monday's sunshine and fresh spring breezes made me want to do something a little extra fun. So I used this 5 minute pizza dough as a base for sauce, cheese, a little browned ground beef, and onions, peppers, and zucchini that had been lightly sauteed beforehand.


For dinner I made Skillet Beef and Lentils from More With Less and served it with steamed broccoli. This has the consistency of a stew or porridge and can be eaten as is, served over additional rice, and/or with bread. 

Bring 1 quart water to boil in saucepan. Add:
1 1/2 c.lentils, rinsed
Cook 20 mi…

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