Easy Meatless Dishes

****RICE & BEAN & VEGGIE SKILLET****

  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper and 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 15oz can of white or black beans
  • 1 15oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups instant rice-uncooked

HOW TO

  1. Cook and stir bell pepper and onion in hot oil in a large skillet with tight fitting lid on med-high heat 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the beans, tomatoes, and water-stir-bring to a boil.
  3. Add rice-stir
  4. Cover with tight fitting lid and simmer on med-low heat 5 minutes, or until rice is cooked to your taste.

Use any style or ingredients that you have on hand.  This is a have it your way dish.

****QUICK VERSATILE SOUP****

  • 5/8 can of tomato juice
  • 1 15oz can white beans  and/or 1 cup cooked pasta(your choice)
  • 1 can mixed vegetables can have potatoes included
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1 cup water

HOW TO

  1. In a large pot combine tomato juice, canned vegetables,beans or precooked pasta, onion, bouillon cubes, and water. (add what you like or already have in your kitchen)
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer until all ingredients are hot.

****RICE FLAVORED YOUR WAY****

  • 1 15oz can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs or fire roasted tomatoes
  • Any kind of white beans-I used navy beans(drained and rinsed)
  • 2/3 cup instant rice or precooked leftover rice
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning or taco seasoning mix

HOW TO

  1. Place tomatoes and their juice, the beans(drained and rinsed), uncooked instant or leftover pre-cooked rice in a medium saucepan( season with Italian herbs or taco seasoning).
  2. Bring to a boil
  3. Cook over med-high heat and allow to cook for 5 minutes(stir occasionally).
  4. Check to see if rice is cooked and everything is heated through.

Take a break one night a week from meat.

GO MEATLESS!

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