Lunch Pack

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Posted By: MD
Posted In:  Quick
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Preparation Time:  60 minutes
Cooking Time:  60 minutes

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Serves:  1

Additional information: Variation:
Substitute 1-1/2 cups broccoli florets for the celery and 1 cup quartered mushrooms for the carrots. Or you may wish to use these vegetables in addition to the celery and carrots.Enjoy!!!


  • 1-2 cups of cooked rice, half of it wild rice, half of it basmati
  • 1 can of slided water chestnuts
  • 1 salad tomato, chopped
  • sliced fresh mushrooms as necessary to fill the container almost to the rim
  • 1/2 can of Hunts tomato sauce
  • black pepper to taste
  • oregano to taste


Several people have asked for quick lunches that they can just dump in the microwave at work. Here is one that I made just a couple of days ago and really liked:

Note that measures are approximate. I have a lunch plastic container, and I simply fill it all the way.

Put into plastice container. Then add:

Then dump on top (DO NOT MIX. If you mix it, the rice will be too soggy come lunch time. Mix before nuking):

At work, when hunger hits, nuke for 3-5 minutes, depending on the microwave you are using. I like stuff cooked right, so I use 5 minutes to get the tomatoes nice and done.

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