April 26th….. NOW CHANGED to May 10th….. Meals in a bag….. 10:00am at the church

Bag Meal- easiest meals we have done!!!!

Bag Meal- easiest meals we have done!!!!

We are doing another class of meals for your family. This time however, they are not freezer meals but pantry bag meals. Everything in the bag to make your own quick and easy dinner. All you have to do is bring the bags and then you pick up your cans, spice bag and instruction sheets.

We will have 8 Dinner choices available. These meals feed 4-6 people. Prices to come. Signups will be on April 27 and May 4th money will be due May 4th.

Sante Fe Chicken Pilaf     $7.25

1 Family Size Box Rice Pilaf, 2 cans Mexican Diced Tomatoes, 1 can chicken, drain liquid, 1 can corn, drain liquid, 1 can black beans, drain and rinse.

Prepare Rice pilaf according to directions on box. When rice is cooked add rest of ingredients, simmer till heated through. Avocado and Cilantro make nice additions

Chicken Tomato Pasta    $5.40

16oz Box Penne Pasta, 1 can Italian diced tomatoes, 1 can evaporated milk, 1 can chicken, DO NOT drain, use the juice, Spice bag (1 tsp bouillon, 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning, ½ tsp garlic powder)

Bring water to boil, add pasta and cook according to directions. Drain pasta.

In medium saucepan combine rest of ingredients, cook over medium for 10 minutes. Toss together with pasta.

Artichoke Chicken Couscous    $8.75

1 can chicken, Do Not drain, use the juice, 1 can artichoke hearts, drain and chop, 2 cans Italian diced tomatoes, 1 lb couscous, Spice bag( 3 Tbl dried onion, 1 tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp Italian seasoning, ½ tsp thyme, ½ tsp salt, ¼ tsp pepper, 3 Tbl parsley flakes)

Place couscous in med bowl, add 2 ½ cups boiling water, cover and let sit 10 minutes, fluff. Place rest of ingredients in medium pan and simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve over couscous.

Hawaiian Haystacks    $8.75

2 cups rice, 1 can chicken, Do Not drain, 1 can cream chicken soup, Spice bag (chicken bouillon, 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning, 1 tsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp pepper), Cornstarch Bag (3 Tbl cornstarch), 1 Pkg crunchy chow mein noodles, Sliced Almonds (4 Tbl in a bag), 1 can mandarin oranges, drain, 1 can pineapple chunks, drain, Shredded Coconut (8 Tbl in a bag)

Cook rice.

In medium pan over medium heat combine ¾ cup water with spice bag,  cream of chicken soup and undrained can of chicken, simmer.

Mix Cornstarch with ¼ cup water, slowly stir into soup, stirring until thick.

Serve with all toppings: Rice first, then toppings, then chicken gravy.

Linguini in clam sauce    $5.40

12oz Linguini, Spice bag (2 Tbl dried onion, 2 Tbl flour, 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning, 1 Tbl parsley, 1 ½ tsp lemon Pepper) 2 cans minced clams, reserve juice

Cook pasta according to package. Drain.

In Medium pan over med heat Combine spice bag with 2 Tbl butter (not included) and clam juice. Simmer 5 minutes till thick and add clams, cooking for 3 more minutes. Toss with noodles.

Coconut Beef Curry    $7.75

1 can beef chunks, Do Not drain, 1 can coconut milk, 1 can potatoes, drain and slice, 1 can sliced carrots, drain, 1 can peas, drain, Spice bag (2 Tbl flour, 1 Tbl curry powder, ¼ tsp red peper flakes), Onion soup mix, 2 cups rice

Cook Rice.

Combine rest of ingredients, simmer 10 minutes, serve over rice.

Tamale Pie    $8.25

2 cans chili con carne, 1 can salsa, 1 can corn, drain, 1 can sliced olives, drain, Cornbread Mix

Mix up cornbread according to pkg.

In Casserole dish combine the rest of the ingredients.

Pour cornbread mix over the top.

Bake 400 for 20-30 minutes until cornbread is golden brown on edges.