Time saving tip to use to make meal preparation a quicker processs.
By preparing ingredients ahead of time, freezing a few ingredients, will help cut cooking time down. Busy people should enjoy meal preparing meals not dread that time.
Chop onions, bell peppers, celery and carrots.
Place in freezer bags your desirable amount. Label contents of each bag and date frozen. Freeze up to 1 month. In the pantry keep a chart of what is frozen as a reminder.
To use, add frozen vegetable directly to foid being cooked. To saute thaw just enough to break apart.
Use in soups, stews, chilies, stir-fries, and casseroles.