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Seven Layer Burritos (Ten Minute Meal)

7 Layer Burritos (Sixth of 10 Ten Minute Meals)

  • Cook Rice-A-Roni or some other seasoned rice.
  • Warm refried beans.
  • Mash avocados and mix in a little lime or lemon  juice and season with Spike or other seasoning.
  • Cut up tomatoes, onions and lettuce.
  • Slice a can of olives.
  • Grated cheese.
  • Salsa.
  • Sour cream.
  • Warm tortillas.  (Corn or Flour)

Layer everything on the tortilla, starting with  the beans, then fold up into a burrito and eat.  Everyone can put on what they like.  Great fast, meatless meal.

Chicken Melts (Ten Minute Meals)

Chicken Melts (Fifth of 10 Ten Minute Meals)


  • 1 can chicken or leftover chicken or turkey (or tuna) ( 12.5 oz.)
  • 1 pickle chopped
  • ½ large carrot, peeled and grated
  • 3/4 -1 cup grated cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • diced onion to taste (optional)
  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup mayo

Spread mixture on 6 to 8 slices of bread.

Place under the broiler until the cheese melts ( about 3 – 5 minutes).

Can be served with chips, salad, veggies and/or  fruit.

Ham and Cheese Angel Hair (Ten Minute Meal)

Ham and Cheese Angel Hair (Fourth of 10 Ten Minute Meals)

  • Cook 3/4 of a pound of angel hair pasta or other pasta.
  • Drain the pasta, but don’t rinse.
  • Put 1 cup of grated medium cheddar cheese, and 1 cup of milk in the hot pan over medium heat stir and melt the cheese.
  • Add ½ precooked diced ham steak (or leftover ham), and cooked pasta.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix all together.
  • Heat on low for about one more minute.
  • Serve with salad and fruit.
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