Saturday, April 11, 2009

quick and easy pasta chicken salad

super easy quick dinner...
very versatile!!

1 pkg of whatever shape pasta 
1 can of garbanzo beans drained
1/4 cup diced white onion
1 diced bell pepper... optional (not my fave so I add it on my hubby's)
dollop ( big spoon full) mayo
dollop plain yogurt
2 chicken breasts diced ( I just bake them with a little garlic salt and tarragon)
salt and pepper to taste

make pasta and rinse with cold water 
(hint.... heavily salt your pasta while cooking)
mix with remaining ingredients and serve on top of greens and top with whatever you like

Taco Soup

[photo will be comin']

the orinigal is not my recipe...

it is so common and I have heard it like 5 times I wouldn't even know who to 
give credit to...


Taco Soup

2 cans kidney beans
2 cans pinto beans
2 cans garbanzo beans
1 big can rotel
1 pkg ranch dressing mix
1 pkg taco seasoning mix

open all the cans...
dump in crockpot
dump seasonings
stir and heat on low for 10 hrs or high for 6... or whatever

top with cheese, sour cream, chips, on top of noodles, or eat with cornbread... 
it goes great with everything

ps.. tastes better the next day...