Category Archives: Recipes

Spicy Sausage Pasta

1 Tb olive oil 1 lb smoked sausage, sliced (Kielbasa works well) 1 ½ cups diced onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 10 oz can mild Ro-tel diced tomatoes with green chilies ½ cup … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Casserole

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4 garlic dill pickle 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup water 1 Tb mustard 1/8 teaspoon pepper 8 oz tube of crescent rolls 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese 1 Tb milk 1-2 … Continue reading

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Waikiki Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef 2/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 egg 1 1/2 tsp. kosher-style flake salt 1/2 tsp powdered ginger 1/4 cup milk (2% or whole) 1 Tb. canola oil 2 Tb. … Continue reading

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Bacon, Beef & Mushroom Ragu with Ziti

Another recipe from Rachael Ray, slightly modified: Ingredients: 2 Tb. EVOO 1/4 lb lean bacon, chopped 2 Tb chopped fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 lb ground beef 1/4 lb. cremini mushrooms 1 medium onion, chopped 2-3 large cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Skillet Chili

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Tortellini Marinara

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Beefy Baked Ravioli

Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 14-oz jar spaghetti sauce 1 14.5-oz can diced tomatoes, drained 1 13-oz package bite-size frozen cheese ravioli, thawed 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese 1 Tb grated Parmesan cheese

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Baked Spaghetti

We have found a number of very good recipes in the Taste of Home Almost Homemade book. This is yet another. Ingredients: 1 pkg (16 oz) spaghetti 1 1/2 lbs ground beef (we used 93% lean) 1 medium onion, chopped … Continue reading

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Zesty Beef Stew

Ingredients: 1 lb beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 pkg (16 oz) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 1/2 cups water 1 can (8 oz) pizza sauce 2 Tb … Continue reading

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Penne Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 cubs uncooked penne pasta 3 oz sliced mushrooms 1/2 Tb butter 1 15-oz jar sun-dried tomato Alfredo sauce 1 pkg (9 oz) ready-to-use Southwestern chicken strips (in this case, we used the same amount of skinless boneless chicken … Continue reading

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