Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Dinner in an Instant

It's Crunch Time Entree week in the continuing Real Women of Philadelphia Cooking contest. This week we are challenged to create a dinner in 30 minutes using only 5 ingredients and of course cream cheese. This week we are asked to use the Cooking cream which I LOVE because it does all the work for you. I chose the Italian cheese and herb flavor and paired it with lentils and turkey sausage.
Here is the recipe I hope you try it for your family meal.

This is a quick and delicious meal that will satisfy any hungry family. Since the cooking cream does all the work for you, with all the herbs and spices dinner can be on the table in an instant.

5 oz Philadelphia Brand Italian Cheese & Herb
1 cup lentils
½ cup celery diced
½ cup carrots diced
1 package turkey sausage
Salt-pepper to taste

In a 5quart pot bring water to a boil. Add lentils, carrots and celery cook until al dente. (About 25min)
While lentils are cooking in large sauté pan cook sausage until no longer pink (15 min). Remove from pan set aside.
Drain lentils, place back in sauce pan, add the cooking cream. Stir until cooking cream melts and is heated through.
Place lentils on a serving platter, top with turkey sausage.
Garnish with parsley if desired.

Until tomorrow eat well live well
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