Weeknight feeding time

Some days when you get in the door from work, you are hungry and want something good that won’t take ages to fix. Here is a solution for those of you with weeknight grumbles in your stomachs. It is really easy, and can even be done in a crock pot cooking for the day on low. This is the stovetop version.

Easy Italian beef stew

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In deep frying pan sauté onion and red pepper till soft (as much onion and pepper as you like)

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add cubed boneless sirloin (or chicken if preferred)

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when meat is partially browned, add spaghetti sauce (the amount you want) let bubble, stirring occasionally, for 20-30 minutes

cut up green and yellow zucchini/ summer squash while sauce simmers.

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add zucchini, let simmer until it is as tender as you want it to be.

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cook pasta of your choice, mix cooked pasta into meat, zucchini and sauce pan and serve!

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(great as leftovers for next day’s lunch!)

Enjoy!

What you’ll need on hand:

red pepper, onion, sauce, meat, squash and pasta, all in the quantity you need. Half a pepper, onion and jar of sauce will make 5 servings with the pasta being just over half a box. I used 2 squash of average supermarket size and tender.

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