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Simple Meals for the Time Starved Professional


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Simple Meals for the Time Starved Professional

caffeinepowered | Apr 30, 2011 09:47 PM

I've just finished university and I'm just about to start work. I've gone from having a lot of time to prepare meals to having close to no time at all. While in college, I could spend a lot of time experimenting with cooking techniques and trying out different recipes, and boy did I learn a lot.

Now, I just want to get home and have something healthy, filling and simple to eat.

Do any of you know any healthy, simple meals that can be prepared in under 20 minutes?

I have a steamer, a sous-vide machine, a small slow cooker, a microwave, and a stove.

I've looked at once a month / once a week cooking, but it seems a bit extreme for me.

I'll start:

Four ingredient Chili
1x Package of Ground Beef
1x Can of Kidney Beans
1x Can of Stewed Tomatoes
1x Packet of chili spice
Step 1. Open Everything, Drain excess liquid, Dump into Pot, Bring to Boil
Garnish with whatever you have on hand (sour cream, nachoes, etc.)

Four ingredient Chicken Pot Pie
1x leftover BBQ Chicken (The rotisserie ones they sell at the supermarket)
1x frozen pie crust
1x can of cream of chicken soup
1x can of mixed vegetables (don't bother draining it)
Step 1. Tear up the chicken into small chunks and bring to a boil in a dutch oven with the cream of chicken soup and mixed vegetables
Step 2. Bake Crust on top.

Do any of you have simple recipes like these ones?

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