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Weeknight Wonders

At $2 a serving, these delicious one-dish dinners give takeout a run for its money
Weeknight Wonders

Weeknight WondersCome January, when everyone is feeling the post-holiday crunch, fast-food joints and restaurant chains start promoting bargain meals in earnest. This year, we’re making it our mission to tempt you away from take-out. The following pages feature tasty one-dish dinners that cost about $2 per serving. They call for wholesome ingredients, take only 30 minutes to prepare, and clock in under 400 calories per serving. There isn’t a value menu out there to top that.

January/February 2013 p.28

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Cornbread and Pinto Bean Shepherds Pie

Cornbread and Pinto Bean Shepherd’s Pie

Serve this dish with taco toppings (such as salsa, chile and bell peppers, radishes, and shredded lettuce) that can be sprinkled over each serving.

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Flash-Roasted Vegetables and Rice with Chipotle Tomato Sauce

Flash-Roasted Vegetables and Rice with Chipotle Tomato Sauce

A 10-minute Southwestern-style tomato sauce turns rice and roasted vegetables into a special meal.

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Moroccan Potato, Carrot, and Chickpea Stew

This easy recipe uses baby carrots, ready-to-eat spinach, and canned beans.

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Linguine Peperonata with Toasted Rosemary Breadcrumbs

Linguine Peperonata with Toasted Rosemary Breadcrumbs

To make this peperonata kid-friendly, we held the onions.

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thanks for your many recipes. I already subscribe to Vegetarian Times

tewana callahan - 2013-07-12 12:54:03