Sunday, October 19, 2008

Huevos Rancheros

15 - 5" corn tortillas
3 cups - cooked, crumbled sausage
1 - 7 ou can diced mild grren chiles
3 cups - shredded cheese blend
2 cups egg substitute

Arrange 5 corn tortillas in the bottom of baking dish. Layer one-third of the sausage, one-third of the chiles,& one-third of the cheese over the tortillas. Repeat to make a second & third layer, ending with the cheese. Place eggs in ziplock bag.

The huevos rancheros must be thawed in the refigerator for 1 to 2 days before baking. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese mixture before baking. Bake, covered @ 375 for 1 1/2 hours, until the center is set and the cheese is melted and bubbly. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Angel Chicken

4 Chicken Breasts
1/2 tub (small size)onion and chive cream cheese
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1 package Italian dressing
1 can Golden Mushroom soup

Place all ingredients in crock pot. Cook for 4-6 hours. Shred chicken during last hour of cooking. Serve over noodles.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Stuffed Pasta Shells

1 pound jumbo shell pasta (40 shells)
Cooking spray
1 (12-ounce) carton 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1 (15-ounce) carton ricotta cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Asiago cheese
3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
6 cups Smoky Marinara
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
1 pound ground sweet Italian sausage

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.

Preheat oven to 375°.

Coat 2 (13 x 9-inch) baking dishes with cooking spray; set aside.

Place cottage cheese and ricotta cheese in a food processor; process until smooth. Combine cottage cheese mixture, Asiago, and next 6 ingredients (Asiago through spinach).

Spoon or pipe 1 tablespoon cheese mixture into each shell. Arrange half of stuffed shells, seam sides up, in one prepared dish. Pour 3 cups Smoky Marinara over stuffed shells. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella. Repeat procedure with remaining stuffed shells, Smoky Marinara, and mozzarella in remaining prepared dish.

Cover with foil. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

To freeze unbaked casserole: Prepare through Step 5. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing to remove as much air as possible. Wrap with heavy-duty foil. Store in freezer for up to 2 months.

To prepare frozen unbaked casserole: Preheat oven to 375º. Remove foil; reserve foil. Remove plastic wrap; discard wrap. Cover frozen casserole with reserved foil; bake at 375º for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the shells are thoroughly heated.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Organic Chicken Rub

Costco chicken rub
6 chicken breasts

Rub the chicken and grill or broil until cooked.

Beef Noodle Bowl

• 8 oz. linguine or spaghetti (uncooked)
• 3 cups broccoli florets
• 1 cup carrots (peeled and sliced)
• 2 tsp. vegetable oil
• 1 lb beef sirloin steak (cut in strips)
• ¼ cup zesty Italian dressing
• ¼-½ cup teriyaki sauce
• 1 tsp. ground ginger

Cook pasta, adding broccoli and carrots for the last few minutes of the cooking time. Drain pastamixture.Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet. Add meat; cook until browned on all sides. Stir inItalian dressing, teriyaki sauce, and ginger. Cookuntil sauce thickens and meat is done, stirringoccasionally. Toss pasta and meat mixtures inlarge serving bowl. Makes 4 servings, about 2cups each.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Chicken Cresent Rolls

3 cups cooked diced chicken
4 oz cream cheese
1 Tbs green onion
2 Tbs melted butter
2 Tbs Milk
1/2 tsp salt
dash of pepper
2 packages cresent rolls

Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes

3 Packet Pot Roast

3 Pound Pot Roast
1 Packet Dry Ranch Dressing
1 Packet Dry Italian Dressing
1 Packet of Beef Gravy or Au Jus
3 cups of water

Place 1 cup of water and all three packets in the crock pot and stir. Then place Pot Roast in and cook on low for 8 hours. (can be cooked on high for 4-5 hours) 20-30 minutes before eating add 2 more cups of warm water and flip to high.

Baked Ziti

1 lb dried ziti
1 lb ground beef
1 T dried onion
1 jar Traditional Prego
1 jar Sausage Prego
6 oz. spliced provolone cheese
1 1/2 cups sour cream
8 oz mozzarella cheese
2 T grated parmesan cheese

Cook Ziti al dente. Brown meat with dried onion. Add sauce and simmer for 15 minutes. Layer half of Ziti in sprayed baking dish. Layer provolone cheese on pasta. Spread sour cream over provolone. Spread half of sauce. Add remaining Ziti. Add mozzarella and remaining sauce. Top with parmesan cheese. Bake for 30 minutes at 350.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

(I will bring enough for you to have two meals, or you can combine it for a big family, so you will need 6 chicken breasts for this meal)

3 Chicken Breasts
1 pkg Onion Soup Mix
2 Cans Cream of Mushroom Soup
8 oz. Sour Cream
12 oz. Egg noodles

Thaw. In a slow cooker mix all ingredients (except noodles). Cook 6 hours on a low setting. Serve over egg noodles.