Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Hearty Homemade Red Sauce with Sausage & pasta

This is a homemade sauce and is different eveytime I make it, so I will just post ingredients. I do not have exact mesurements.

Tomato sauce
Tomatoes canned, diced
Green Pepper
Italian Seasonings
Italian Sausage

I will be giving dry pasta to go with it. Can heat this is microwave or on the range.
It is a family favorite!!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Kelly's Lentil Chili

* 1 pound ground beef
* 1 (49.5 fluid ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
* 2 cups lentils, rinsed
* 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
* 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 tablespoon chili powder
* 1 teaspoon ground cumin
* 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Sweet and Sour Meat Non-Balls

Sweet and Sour Meat Non-Balls
(Because, really, what’s the point of making it into balls?)

Serve over rice

1 lb ground beef
½ cup (about ½ package) saltine cracker crumbs
¼ cup milk
1 T. dry onion
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 egg
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 T. cornstarch
1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks
2/3 cup vinegar
2 T. Soy sauce

Brown the hamburger. Add crackers through egg. Cook in skillet until crackers are browned and egg is cooked. Put aside in a bowl. Mix brown sugar and cornstarch in skillet. Stir in pineapple and juice, vinegar, and soy sauce. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat, add meat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice.


Friday, April 10, 2009

Ham and Potato Soup

This was yummy, thank you Melania!!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Upside Down Pizza

My family LOVED this! We should have made 2 because everyone wanted thirds!! Thank you Eileen!

Monday, April 6, 2009

Turkey Nacho Burgers

1 1/4 lbs turkey burger
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 Tbl chili powder
2 tsp cumin
1 Tbl grill seasoning
3-4 oz diced Monterey Jack Cheese

Mix ingredients together and form into 4 patties. Freeze if desired.
Can grill, broil, bake, or fry. Serve on a bun or on a salad with taco chips & salsa.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

PIzza Pasta Casserole

Pizza Pasta Casserole Freezer Recipe

2 lbs sausage
1 jar spaghetti sauce
2 cans tomato sauce
1 pkg spiral pasta

3 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese
sliced pepperoni

Cook spiral pasta noodles according to package instructions. While pasta is cooking, in a large skillet over medium heat, brown sausage together sausage is no longer pink; drain fat. Stir in spaghetti sauce and pasta, once noodles are cooked and drained. Divide into 2 Ziplock bags. Cool if needed, then cover and freeze.

To cook: Thaw casserole in fridge overnight (or defrost in microwave). Spray a 9"x13" with non-stick cooking spray, and dump mixture into pan. Sprinkle with cheese and top with pepperoni. Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.