Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Chicken Tortilla Soup in the slow cooker or in a pot

  • 1 pound cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 15 oz.can whole peeled tomatos mashed
  • 1 14oz can of enchilada sauce
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • probably about 4 cups chicken broth eyeball it (i use what I boiled my chicken with and if its not bone in skin on I put 2 chicken boulion sp? cubes in it)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen corn
  • 1/2 a cup chopped cilantro
  • Olive oil
  • Saute onions, bell pepper in olive oil then add all ingredients to pot, bring to a slight boil and cover and let simmer at least an hour.
  • OR
  • just put all that shit in the crock pot minus the olive oil

  • Serve with sour cream and tortilla chips

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Pizza Pasta

1 package of extra wide egg noodles
1 jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce
1 pound of lean ground meat
1 small onion chopped
1 cup of pepperoni quartered
1 cup of mozzerella cheese, shredded
1 cup of parmesean cheese, shredded
( I season this with salt, pepper, and Garlic)

1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. Brown meat and onions until cooked. Add pepperoni and spaghetti sauce. Meanwhile boil your noodles.
3. Stir in noodles. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic. Pour into large baking dish. Cover with both cheeses.
4. Bake for about 20- 25 minutes.

Serve with garlic toast and salad

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Noticed yall got some roasts so I figured I'd try to give yall my recipe for the crockpot the only problem is I dont know the measurements but I will try to tell you anyway!
1 pot roast
1 onion chopped into strips
1 bell pepper chopped into strips
3 sticks of celery chopped
little bit of oil
2 beef boullion cubes
worchestshire (sp???)
soy sauce
some potatos peeled and quartered
carrots cut into whatever size you prefer
(usually use a couple cups of potatos and carrots)
onion powder
1. Heat oil in a sjillet on medium high heat,
2. Genorously season both sides of roast with the pepper, garlic, cajun, and onion powder ( and whatever other seasoning you think would be good on it lol)
3. Brown both sides of roast in heated pan then place in crockpot
4. Suate onions, peppers, and celery in pan. Make sure to scrap up all the leftover browned bits from the roast. Pour into crockpot.
5. Top with potatoes and carrots.
6. Add about 5 good shakes of the wochestshire and soy sauce. And about 2 cups of water
7. Add beef boullion cubes
8. then season whole pot with garlic, pepper, salt, whatever else you have lol.
9. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high gor 4-6 hours
10. I seperate my roast and veggies after its done. I shred the roast up on a plate. Then Jackson makes gravy with the roast drippings.
serve with crescent rolls, mac and chees, and green peas talk about comfort food

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Old Fashioned Salisbury Steak

4 chopped sirloin patties
3 tbsp flour
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Garlic Salt
Black Pepper
3 tsp. beef-flavored bouillon
1 cup hot water
1 lg. onion diced
1 4oz can mushroom pieces
1 tbsp Worcestershire

Coat each side of patties well with flour. Heat oil in skillet until hot. Add patties and brown on each side. When patties are browned, pour off excess oil. Add bouillon to hot water; stir to dissolve then add to skillet.

Add onion, mushrooms, and Worcestershire sauce. Stir to coat meat. COver and simmer gently for 25-30 minutes or until meat is fork tender.

Serve with either white rice or mashed potatoes

Makes 4 servings or you can double everything and feed a family of 5

Creamy Potato Lasagna

I found this one on allrecipes its awesome!!

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and sliced lengthwise about 1/8 inch thick
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • 1 (10 ounce) package chopped frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, whisk together the Alfredo sauce and milk. Spread 1/4 cup of the sauce in the bottom of the baking dish. Then layer 1/3 of the potatoes over the sauce in the dish. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, combine the ham, broccoli and 1 1/2 cups of the Swiss cheese. Mix well and spread 1/3 of this mixture over the potatoes in the baking dish. Then top with another layer of potatoes, followed by the ham mixture, finally topping all with the remaining Swiss cheese and Parmesan cheese. Pour the remaining Alfredo sauce over all.
  4. Cover and bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 45 minutes, then uncover and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degree C) for additional 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Chicken Rotel Spaghetti

  • chicken breast boiled with bone in skin on (to make good broth) i also put onions, celery and seasoning in this to boil with the chicken. Do not throw out broth.
  • 1 can of rotel
  • 1lb of velveeta its the smaller one (i get the 2% less fat)
  • 1lb of spaghetti noodles (may not use all of it watch it as u mix in)
  • celery salt
  • cream of chicken
  • broth from boiled chicken

  1. cube velveeta and mix with rotel prepare as you would cheese dip ( i do it in the microwave)
  2. shred chicken in to a large pan on top of stove.
  3. Meanwhile boil spaghetti noodles in the reserved chicken broth. When you drain this you will need to save it again.
  4. Mix the cheese dip, cream of chicken, a few dashes of celery salt, noodles (eyeball it), and as much chicken broth as it needs to all mix easily if that makes since.
  5. bake at 350 for about 30 minutes
  6. Serve with saltine crackers and green beans
  7. Call me if something doesnt make since I always make this recipe by heart I dont have it written down hope I didnt leave something out. lol

Friday, August 14, 2009

Prego Lasagna


3 C ricotta cheese

3 C shredded mozzarella cheese (plus some extra to sprinkle on top)

2 eggs

1lb ground beef

2 jars Prego Spaghetti Sauce (I prefer three cheese or traditional)

12 oven-ready lasagna noodles

1/2 C grated Parmesan cheese

Mix ricotta, mozzarella and eggs in a med sized bowl. Set aside. Brown ground beef and pour off fat. Stir in Prego sauce.

Prepare two 2quart shallow baking dishes by spreading a thin layer of sauce mixture over the bottom of each. Next layer the lasagna noodles over the sauce. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the noodles. Repeat these layers once more in each dish.

Top the last layer w/remaining sauce. Sprinkle parmesan cheese and mozzarella.

Bake at 400 for 30 minutes. Serves approx 10-12.