This recipe is one I adapted from something I found in our local newspaper over 17 years ago. It is a fantastic go-to dish that everybody loves and my kids devour. It is also perfect to take to parents of new babies, pitch-ins, and is good hot or cold. We can make it in a pinch because these basic ingredients are always in our pantry. On busy afternoons, it just takes a few minutes hands-on, and the stove does the rest, with dinner ready in less than an hour. The house smells wonderful, and dinner is warm, filling, extremely healthy, and very delicious. I always double the recipe for our family of 6. Freezes beautifully!