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Supper Ideas

posted May 8, 2010, 2:36 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 26, 2011, 5:27 PM ]

MRE's / instant heater meals


Hormel Compleats

20+ varieties available; 2 of these can be warmed up in a 1-qt pot and make a filling meal

Old El Paso Tortilla Stuffers

Beef and Chicken varieties available in international aisle, makes 3-4 burritos with tortillas.  add hot sauce and a bit of cheese if desired

Various Rice or Noodle dishes
e.g. Lipton, Zatarain, Uncle Bens

Get the kind that are heat and eat, or if dehydrated the kind that say butter/oil optional

Some varieties include dehydrated vegetables or beans, which are good nutritional value

Black beans

In envelope pack

Dehydrated soup mixes


Chef Boyardee Ravioli, Spaghetti or other single-serving pastas


Mac 'N' Cheese

get the kind with the cheese sauce packet, not the powdered stuff.  a family-size pack feeds 3-4

Pasta w/ dehydrated pasta sauce


Indian dishes

various types of ready-to-eat Indian food are available in the international aisle, spicy and very good!

Instant Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & butter flavored kind is awesome

Bisquick or other easy bread mix

Requires aluminum dutch oven or backpacker oven

Pudding cups or Instant Pudding

 instant pudding requires powdered milk