Monday, March 02, 2009

Quick and Easy Budget Friendly Dinners

Sunday was so crazy. We had our Sunday dinner, but I still need a day or two to get my post ready. I have a recipe for you in the meantime.

It’s a super easy, super delish, big ol’ dinner I made for Chase to take home. It makes six hungry man servings.

Vegetable Yakisoba

Adapted from

1 lb. soba noodles, cooked
1 cup chopped fresh onion
2 – 16 oz. bags frozen stirfry veggies
garlic salt & pepper

1 cup ketchup
¼ cup soy sauce
1-2 t. wasabi powder

1. Cook noodles.
2. Sauté onion; add in veggies, seasonings, and heat through.
3. Make sauce.
4. Mix altogether.
5. Eat!

I also made the Vegetable Biryani from LDV for Chase to take home. It is excellent.

I’m just making sure Chase gets his veggies!

Please come back for Sunday dinner. It was amaaaaazing and I’ll give you 2 recipes!


VeggieGirl said...

SUUUUPER delectable ways to get in those vegetables :-)

Have in there with the busyness, Diann!!

Vegetation said...

Mmmmm I want those noodles!!!

I love quick and easy busy meals. Hope things calm down a little for you soon!

Virginia said...

so delicious and simple! my kind of food!

miss v said...

both look really hearty and filling. yum!

Jeni Treehugger said...

That looks a good Biryani!!

(I'm an expert now doncha know)

jessy said...

these look so good & so colorful! packed full 'o veggies = the best! mmmmmmm! can't wait to read all about your sunday dinner! wahoooooo!

allularpunk said...

omg. i LOVE soba noodles with veggies. it's the best, ever. and that rice! wow!

DJ Karma (VegSpinz) said...

Love soba with just that simple dipping sauce they give you and green onions! Great to put more veggies in there!

Bianca said...

Everything looks really good. I'm a huge fan of soba noodles!

Not Another Omnivore said...

mmmm that second photo looks soo good!


Melody Polakow said...

Quick and cheap.. and delicious! Just what I need!

Andrea said...

You just made two things I love—soba noodles with veggies and veggie biryani. Lucky Chase!

Hannah said...

Tasty and cheap are two great qualities in a meal- Throw in easy, and you've got yourself a deal! :)

shellyfish said...

Your title pretty much encompasses everything important right now!
Looks grrrrreat! Looking forward to Sunday dinner, too!

Chris @ Beyond Ramen said...

Yay for yakisoba! My old Japanese teacher had a special recipe that always sold out at our annual Asian Arts Festival. I think the trick was in the sauce, but I also never knew how she kept the noodles intact (it's hard!)

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