Meals In Minutes

By Andie Sands

1- Turkey Taco Salad -Take 10 minutes to cook and prep

Brown 1 lb turkeytaco-salad-too1 meat-while it is cooking prep salad.

wash salad and place in bowls for each person

Crumble up tortilla chips and place on top of salad

drain and rinse 1 can of corn and 1 can of black beans-place 2 scoops on top of each salad

grate cheddar cheese and place on each salad

add 1 dollop of sour cream to each salad and one spoonful of mild chunky salsa

stir in 1/2 packet of mild taco seasoning to turkey then add turkey to each salad

Toss salad with ranch or Catalina dressing for a sweet flavor


2- pepperoni pizza quadrilles-less than 10 minute prep


Grate 3/4 cup mozzarell or jack cheese and place on tortilla

place 10 slices of pepperoni on top and then cover with second tortilla

heat in pan on stovetop for 1-2 minutes then flip tortilla and repeat

serve with pizza sauce or a simple marinara sauce for dipping

serve with a casear or other fresh salad


3-Here is a FAST mahi mahi or talapia fish tacos the kids will love!

2-4 fillets of fresh or thawed talapia or mahi mahi

Marinade -mix, 1/4 cup olive oil with 1/4 cup soy sauce, a squirt or mustard and 1 table spoon of brown sugar

Let fish sit for 10 minutes in marinade-while you preheat oven on ‘broil-high’ and prep taco fixings

Taco fixings-what ever you like we you corn tortillas, sour cream, salsa, cheese and fresh lime to squeeze on top

Cook-put foil on metal cooking sheet and spray with non-stick spray. Place fish on cookie sheet and pour remaining marinade over top of fish-broil for 7 to 10 minutes ( or until fish is white throughout and not opaque).

Kids loves the sweet and salty taste -my 3 year old loves it! It is very fast dinner


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