RECIPE: Some of My Favorites

amytNovember 15, 2001

This board seems a bit slow lately so I'll give it a bit of a boost. Here are some of my (and my family's) all time favorite recipes. Some of the recipes may call for bacon or ground beef or stuff, just substitute with veggie bacon (duh). The baked beans and crockpot minestrone are especially good on cold days, and boy is it getting cold here in Atlantic Canada!

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Title: Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Pizza

Categories: Pizza, Main dish, American, Cheese, Favorites

Yield: 1 Pizza

1 pk Crecent rolls, refrigerated

1/2 c Mayonaise

8 oz Cream cheese, softened

1 pk Dry Ranch Dressing Mix

6 Bacon slices, cooked, diced

1 c Lettuce, shredded

1 Tomato, chopped

8 oz Cheddar cheese, shredded

1/4 c Green onion

Mix the mayo, cream cheese, and dressing mix together until smooth,

set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Unroll the crecent dough;

separate into triangles. Arrange triagles in circle on greased pizza

pan, with points toward the center and wide ends toward the outside.

Press seams together to seal. Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Remove from oven, cool completely. Spread the creamy mixture evenly

on to crust. Sprinkle with bacon. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese,

and onion. Cut into wedges and serve.

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Title: Cool Cucumber Pasta

Categories: Salads, Vegetables, Favorites

Yield: 10 Servings

8 oz Small pasta (shells)

1 T Vegetable oil

2 Cucumbers, sliced

1 Onion, sliced

1 1/2 c Sugar

1 c Water

3/4 c Vinegar

1 T Prepared mustard

1 T Parsley

1 t Salt

1 t Pepper

1 t Garlic powder/salt

Cook pasta according to package, drain and rinse in cold water. Place

in a large bowl, stir in oil, cucumber and onions. Combine remaining

ingredients, pour over salad and toss. Cover and chill for 3-4 hours,

stirring occassionally. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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Title: Mr.Noodle Pizza

Categories: Main dish, Pizza, Beef

Yield: 6 Servings

2 pk Beef flavor Mr.Noodles

Salt

3 c Water

1/2 lb Ground beef

1/2 c Mushrooms, sliced

15 oz Spaghetti sauce

3 T Parmesan cheese

1/2 c Onion, chopped

1/2 c Milk

1 Egg

8 oz Mozzarella cheese, grated

Aluminum foil

Cover pizza pan with aluminum foil. Build up foil edges to form about

1/2-inch tall rim around the edge. Lightly grease the aluminum

surface. Cook both packages of noodles with pinch of salt in water.

Do not use flavor packets. Drain noodles and set aside. Brown beef,

onions, and mushrooms together. Drain excess fat. Stir both flavor

packets into meat mixture. Set aside. Beat together egg, milk, and

parmesan cheese. Stir this mixture into noodles. Evenly spread

noodle/egg mixture on to pizza pan. Pour sauce over noodles. Sprinkle

on meat mixture, top with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for twenty

minutes or until golden, bubbly brown. Let stand five minutes before

slicing. Great for parties.

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Title: Best Broccoli Casserole

Categories: Vegetables, Casseroles, Rice

Yield: 4 Servings

1 c Water

1/2 t Salt

1 c Instant rice

1/4 c Butter

1/4 c Onion, chopped

1/4 c Celery, chopped

1 cn Cream of mushroom soup

1 cn Cream of celery soup

10 oz Broccoli, chopped

1/2 c American cheese, diced

Bring water and salt to a boil. Add rice; cover and remove from heat.

Let sit for five minutes. Melt butter in skillet; saute onion and

celery until tender. In large mixing bowl, combine rice, celery, and

onion with remaining ingredients. Pour into a greased 1 1/2 qt

casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.

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Title: Baked Beans Vegetarian

Categories: Beans, Main dish, Casseroles, Vegetarian

Yield: 8 Cups

1 lb Navy beans, dry

3 T Brown sugar

3/4 t Salt

1 t Dry mustard

1/3 c Dark molasses

1/2 c Ketchup

2 Onions, chopped

12 Drops of liquid smoke

Soak and cook beans overnight. Drain. Mix with remaining ingredients.

Heat by desired method (stove, oven, crockpot)

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Title: Stovetop Mexican Casserole

Categories: Casseroles, Main dish, Beans, Mexican, Favorites

Yield: 4 Servings

1 pk Stovetop cornbread stuffing

1 Onion, finely chopped

1 Green pepper, chopped

1 Tomato, chopped

1 cn Kidney beans, drained

1 cn Corn, drained

1/2 c Chili sauce

2 T Taco sauce

1 c Monterey jack cheese

Cook stovetop as directions instruct, set aside. Fry onion, pepper in

oil. Ass rest of ingredients, except cheese.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Press stuffing into bottom of casserole dish.

Top with the pan ingredients.

Bake fifteen minutes, top with cheese and bake five more minutes.

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Title: Mom's Lentil Spaghetti

Categories: Pasta, Italian, Vegetarian, Main dish, Favorites

Yield: 6 Servings

1 c Onion, chopped

3 Cloves garlic, minced

2 T Olive oil

1 c Dry red lentils

2 c Water or stock

1 cn Tomato paste

1 cn Mushrooms

1/2 t Oregano

1/2 t Basil

Salt

Cayenne pepper

In a small saucepan, fry the onion and garlic until soft and aromatic.

Add the stock and lentils, bring to a boil. Simmer until the lentils

are tender, at least half an hour.

Stir in the remaining ingredients and simmer for ten minutes. Serve

over hot buttered noodles and top with parmesan cheese.

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Title: Crock Pot Minestrone

Categories: Soups, Crockpot, Favorites, Main dish, Vegetables

Yield: 8 Servings

1 Onion, chopped

2 Stalks celery, sliced

2 Carots, sliced

1 Pepper, chopped

1 Zucchini, chopped

2 Cloves garlic, minced

2 cn Vegetable broth (14 1/2 oz.)

1 cn Crushed tomatoes (28 oz.)

2 cn Kidney beans (15 oz)

Salt

Pepper

Cooked rice or noodles

Throw all ingredients except rice or pasta into crockpot. Stir.

Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours, or on high 4-5 hours.

Add rice or pasta at end and heat through.

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Title: Mixed Vegetable Quiche

Categories: Pies, Vegetables, Main dish

Yield: 6 Servings

1 Deep dish pie shell

2 Eggs

8 oz Evaporated milk

1 T Flour

1/4 t Nutmeg

1/4 t Seasoning

3 1/2 c Cheese, grated

2 c Fresh vegetables, chopped

Fresh parsley

Salt, pepper, garlic powder

Bake the pie shell at 425 degrees for five minutes. Set aside.

Mix eggs, milk, flour, seasoning and nutmeg with mixer. Cover

vegetables with water and microwave on high for five minutes. Drain

and place on paper towel.

Place 1 1/2 cups of cheese in pie shell, cover with vegetables, add

remaining cheese on top. Make a hole in the center of the cheese and

add egg batter slowly. Sprinkle with parsley. Bake at 325 degrees for

40 minutes. Let settle before cutting.

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Title: Broccoli Salad

Categories: Salads, Vegetables, Favorites

Yield: 6 Servings

10 Strips cooked bacon,crumbled

1 1/2 lb Broccoli, chopped

1 c Red onion, chopped

1 c Raisins

1 cn Water chestnuts (optional)

1 c Sunflower seeds

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1 c Mayonaise

1/2 c Sugar

2 T White vinegar

Mix dressing and let stand for several hours. Shake or stir before

adding to salad mixture just before serving.

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teri2

Amy, I don't know if you will stir up the forum but you absolutely stirred up my kitchen imagination. I cook little to none during the summer and sometimes that habit carries over a wee bit into fall. Can't wait to try some of these. Thanks for the motivation.

    Bookmark   November 20, 2001 at 3:46PM
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wormlady

Thanks amy cant wait to try some of these.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2001 at 3:49AM
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tomsmom22

I am not a true vegetarian, but a lot of what I eat is just veggies, and these recipes sound sooo tasty! I am going to try one of the pasta salads soon.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2001 at 11:07PM
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Lauron

We printed these recipes out as they are just the right type of meals that we were searching for. I will probably share some of these with our Moms and Tots group (St. Ann's Parish Family, Sayville, NY) Comfort food with out meats "works" for us!
Thank You, And Sew it goes----Laura and Family

    Bookmark   January 6, 2002 at 6:10AM
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