Want to Eat - Too Tired to Cook?

RECIPES

Now, as you know dear readers, I am participating in the BlogHer blogging challenge for January. The topic of the month is Energy…and today’s prompt [a little question or comment that keeps you on topic] is this:

Which daily task takes up the most of your energy?

Cooking! There are some days when I am blessed to be able to pre-plan the dinner in my head early on…..and then there are days that I want to eat, but don’t want to cook. Lately, since I have been getting over the flu, these days are too often.

Since I am a strong advocate of stocking a pantry [even in our little apartment] the solution is just a cupboard away. I wanted to share this recipe with you so that on one of those days in your life, you can just do as I did….eat well, easily and fast!

PANTRY SOUP

  • 2 bouillon cubes [flavor of your choice...I used chicken]
  • 1 can of mixed vegetables
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • about 6 cups of water [if you need more to feed more, add another cube]
  • herbs….I had fresh on hand and that made a super big difference, but dried will work if you crush them:
  • rosemary
  • thyme
  • parsley
  • dried garlic slices
  • black pepper
  • about 3 hands full of small pasta

Easy Peasy directions: Fill your soup pot with water, set it to boil…Rinse the veggies and chickpeas in water to get the can taste out..add to pot..plunk in your herbs and pasta: bring to boil then simmer for about 1/2 hour on low heat. That’s It!

You can serve this with bread, grilled cheese, salad or some other filler you may have in your pantry to make a filling and hot meal in a hurry. 

I do not advocate eating like this everyday, who knows how much sodium is in this, but it does hit the spot and I ate and didn’t really have to cook!

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