7.5 oz Macaroni
1 Can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
1 Large Can Chicken, drained
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
1/2 Cup Shredded Italian Cheese
1/2 Onion Coarsely Chopped
1/2 Bell Pepper Coarsely Chopped
1 Tablespoon Butter
Salt & Pepper to Taste
Melt Butter in skillet over low to medium heat add onion and bell pepper and cook until tender. Bring to boil 6-8 cups salted water in large dutch oven pan. Add macaroni and cook on medium heat until desired tenderness. Drain and add the onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and chicken. Heat through stirring constantly. Salt and pepper to taste and stir thoroughly. Turn heat to low and sprinkle the Italian cheese on top and cover until cheese is melted. Serve with desired side dishes...a salad would go well with it. Tonight we had corn on the cob and left over potato salad with ours. So tasty!
As you can see from the pictures...you don't have to use expensive ingredients for your dish to be fabulous. I buy most of mine from Aldis and have never been disappointed.
You can't get much simpler than this...Pork n Kraut cooked in the crock pot. Before you turn your nose up to kraut...have it fixed this way first! The kraut seasons the pork and the pork seasons the kraut, making a tasty dish.
1 package meaty country pork ribs
1 can kraut
salt and lots of pepper to taste
Put package of ribs in crock pot adding some salt and pepper and cook on high for an hour. Turn down to low and cook for a couple of hours. Add can of kraut and continue to cook on low for another hour. Told you it was easy. We fix mashed potatoes and black eyed peas to serve with this dish. Good Southern Cooking at it's best!
One of the most sought after recipes on my site is the Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Foil Packets. More than half a million people (I promise it's true) have been there and many have shared their success in making it. Hobos in a Foil Packet is a recipe that I have made for my growing family for years. It is an excellent meal for camping trips or just those "in a hurry" nights. You can use ground beef or ground turkey and the clean up is a breeze.
1 lb ground beef (or ground turkey)
4 small to medium potatoes
1 onion sliced
Preheat oven to 350. Tear off 4 pieces of foil and spray with Canola Oil Spray. Evenly divide the pound of ground beef or turkey and flatten into a patty on each sheet of foil. Add Salt and pepper to taste. Add slices of onion divided as shown in the picture below. Lightly salt and pepper.
Next add peeled and thinly sliced potato (one per packet) - salt and pepper to taste. Then final layer is the carrot that has been peeled and thinly sliced (one carrot or more per each packet.) Again salt and pepper to taste. Roll up the foil around the meat and vegetables to seal and place on a cookie sheet. Place in oven and bake for 45 minutes to an hour. Take out of oven and Puncture the top of the foil to let out the steam on each packet.
Hobos baked and ready to plate
As you can see...it makes a beautiful plateful of food! And tastes as good as it looks!
1 lb beef stew meat
1 small onion
1 small can mushrooms
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2/3 can milk
1/2 cup flour
Salt and Pepper (to taste)
In bowl mix some salt and pepper with your flour (approximately 1/2 to 1 tsp salt and pepper) amount depends on your taste...I would use less then add extra salt to the mixture in the crock pot in the last few minutes of cooking (to your taste). Dredge your stew meat in the flour and brown on both sides in vegetable oil heated in skillet on stove top. Place the browned beef in the crock pot...
Coarsely chop a small onion and put on the meat, cover with the undrained can of mushrooms. Stir and cover. Turn crock pot on high and cook for 1 hour...
After the first hour, stir the mixture and add can of cream of mushroom soup and 2/3 can of milk. Stir mixture and put crock pot on low and cook for 2-3 hours.
While my main dish was slow cooking, I snapped some fresh green beans and put them in water on the stove with some salt and pepper and 3 slices of bacon and let them cook down until tender. When there was about an hour cooking time left on the beef, I peeled some potatoes and put on to boil for mashed potatoes. Just look at that Crock Pot Kettle Beef Tips...looking pretty dang yummy!
When the potatoes were almost done, baked up a batch of biscuits and sliced a tomato fresh from the Farmer's Market and walah!!! We had a great meal! We put the kettle beef over our mashed potatoes and our biscuits.
Pinterest-Laura Lauringer, melskitchencafe.com
1/3 cup mayonnaise, light or regular
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 scallions, sliced very thin
2 celery ribs, chopped fine
2 tablespoons sour cream, light or regular
2 teaspoons hot sauce (this does not make them spicy but adds great flavor!)
1 rotisserie chicken, skin discarded, meat shredded into bite-sized pieces (about 3 cups)
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (the sharper the better, in my book)
4 (12-inch) flour tortillas
Whisk the mayonnaise, cilantro, scallions, celery, sour cream and hot sauce in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss to combine. Sprinkle cheese over tortillas, leaving 1/2-inch border around edges, then arrange chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll stuffed tortillas, leaving edges open. Spray the tortillas all over with cooking spray. Heat a large non-stick skillet (or griddle) over medium heat for 1 minute. Arrange 2 wraps, seam-side down, in pan and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining wraps. Serve.
Baked ham is a staple for your Easter Dinner...
Source: Pinterest via Janis Singley mccormick.com
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon McCormick® Mustard, Ground
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 ready-to-eat boneless ham (3 pounds)
3 oranges, sliced thin
McCormick® Cloves, Whole
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix brown sugar, mustard, orange peel and orange juice in small bowl.
2. Place ham in large foil-lined roasting pan. Place orange slices on ham. Push whole cloves into orange slices and ham.
3. Bake 1 hour, brushing with sugar mixture during the last 30 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.