I learned this recipe from my baby sitter. He was in German army when he was young and this was what he made instead of chicken noodle soup if you weren't feeling well.
This is not an instant meal, but since no canned or "quickie" style meal has ever graced my table, I offer this one. It is done using traditional methods, but is well worth the time spent in preparation. You've never tasted anything like this, unless you've eaten red beans and rice along the Lafouche Bayou, in a town called LaRose, LA, that is. When all is ready, put a large scoop of rice in the bottom of a bowl, cover with red beans, butter some bread and crack your favorite beverage.