Dinner for Two


July 11, 2012

Cooking: does just the word send you into a panic? While many enjoy cooking and see it as a hobby or way to relax, others view cooking as a chore. Just the other evening I was on the phone with my significant other and agreed to make dinner. This was at about 3pm during my typical workday and my fridge consisted of bottled water and condiments. I hung up and stared at my phone wondering what I’d just done. “You don’t even know how to cook,” a voice in my head screamed.

Then I found it: a simple recipe for two that required little ingredients, time and skill yet sounded and appeared like it’d taken time and skill. I later discovered this simple little recipe tasted great as well. Next time you’re running late and need to prepare a delicious and eye appealing presentation, try this recipe out.

2 Fillets Fresh or Frozen Tilapia

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup

1-2 Tbsp Butter

1 pkg sliced Mushrooms

1-2 Crowns Fresh Broccoli

1-2 cups Rice

Begin with preparing rice as directed on bag. Next, pre-heat a large, deep nonstick pan over medium heat. Use butter and begin sauteing mushrooms.
After mushrooms are golden brown, set aside. Scoop soup into pan and maintain medium heat. Put tilapia fillets in and let cook over medium heat for 7-9 minutes. Be sure to thaw fillets if they are frozen. Once the tilapia flakes apart and is completely white, remove and put on a plate.
Throw mushrooms and broccoli in pan with cream of mushroom sauce still heating and cook for another 2-4 minutes until your broccoli is hot. After all if heated and cooked, throw the tilapia, mushrooms, broccoli and sauce over rice and serve.


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