Sunday, March 29, 2009

Cheeseburger Biscuit Bake

Here is a quick and delicious recipe. I got this from a slow cooker book.

Cheeseburger Biscuit Bake
1 1/2 lb ground beef
1/2 c onion minced
1'4 cup ketchup
1 (8oz ) can tomato sauce
2 cups cheese, shredded
pillsbury biscuits, 10 per serving

Ground beef and onion together. Drain, add ketchup and tomato sauce. Prehat heat oven to 400. Lye half the meat mixture and sprinkle with chesse, then repet. Add biscuits and bake for 18-22 minutes.
*I only baked mine for 15 because the biscuits were getting hard.
* Hubby said not so much ketchup but I liked it. Add according to taste.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Vegeterian Stuffed Peppers

I had 2 green peppers in my my fridge that I knew would go to waste if I did not use. For this reason I made a meatless version of green peppers. Any Veggies can be used. I was able to make enougth stuffing for 2 huge for peppers yet, it could fill 4 smaller size peppers.

Stuffed Pepper
2 large green peppers
1 c rice
1/2 cup corn
1/2 cup black beans
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1 (6oz) can tomato sauce
1 (6oz) can mushrooms
1/4 cup cheese

Clean the peppers, blanch in hot water for 5 minutes. While these are cooking combine ther remaining ingredients. Preheat oven to 350, when peppers are done stuff with rice mixture and bake in oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with chesse and bake 5 more minutes.

Pumpkin Muffins

I know that it is the wrong time of the year for pumpkins but I still had a can from Thanksgiving so I decided to make chocolate chip pumpkin muffins.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

3/4 c sugar
1 1/2 cup flour
3/4 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 t pumpkin pie spice
1/4 t salt
1/4 cup oil(I used 4oz applesauce)
2 eggs
1/4 cup water
3/4 c canned pumpkin (1/2 of 15 oz can)
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 400. Grease 12 medium muffin tins, or 6 jumbo muffin tins. Mix all ingredients with hand mixer. Bake for 20-25 minutes (a little longer for the jumbo muffins!)I was able to make 18 small muffins. Enjoy

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Pizza in a Pot!!

So I am a very busy person. I work part time, I am a full time mom, and a fulltime student plus I am married to a very supportive man. For this reason I am alawysa looking for great recipes that can be cooked in my crock pot. My husband is not a big fan of the crockpot but I am so I try to cook in it 2 -3 times a week. This recipe I got from my Taste Of Home slow cooker cook book. It is yummy and taste just like pizza with the pasta. Enjoy

Pizza IN a Pot
1 1/2 lb ground beef
1 medium green pepper chopped
1 medium onion chopped
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1 jar (14 oz) pizza sauce
2 tbsp tomato paste
3 cups spiral pasta, cooked and drained
2 packages(3 1/2 oz each) pepperoni
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

In large skillet cook the beef, green pepper, onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink:drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, pizza sauce, and tomato paste.

In a 5 qt slow cooker, layer the pasta, beef mixture, pepperoni, and cheese. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours. Server with a salad and garlic bread.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Denny's-Style French Toast

4 eggs
2/3 cup whole milk
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
6 slices Texas toast thick bread
3 tablespoons butter
powdered sugar

Mix together the eggs, milk, flour, sugar, vanilla, salt& cinnamon.
2Heat a large skillet, or griddle.
3When the skillet is hot, add 1 tablespoon butter.
4If the butter smokes, your pan is too hot; turn down the heat.
5Dip each slice of bread into the batter for 30 seconds on each side.
6Let some of the batter drip off, then put in skillet.
7Cook each slice 1 1/2-2 minutes per side until each side is golden brown.
8Add more butter, if necessary, to cook all of the slices.
9To serve, put on plate, dust with powdered sugar. Serve with butter & hot syrup.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Parmesan Chicken Tender

So last night for dinner I made chicken tender. To save money we have been trying to save money so instead of McDonald's we had homemade food. These were quite tasty and very Juicy. I made two pounds and I think we had 4 left. So here is the recipe. I serve it with Mac and cheese.

Parmesan Chicken Tenders
2 pounds tenderloins
1 cup Italian bread crumbs
1 cup Parmesan cheese
4 tsp Mayo

Combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese together. Mix chicken and Mayo until well coated. Add chicken to bread crumb and cover completely. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Place chicken on cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes on one side. Then flip all chicken and bake additional 10 minutes.