Manicotti Cordon Bleu

Ingredients1 pkg. (12 oz.) String cheese12 slices deli ham or turkey12 manicotti shells, uncooked1 jar pasta sauce3/4 C water1/2 C parmesan cheese, shredded Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.2. Place one unwrapped string cheese onto a meat slice and roll up. Slide each of these cheese wraps into a manicotti shell.3. Combine pasta sauce andContinue reading “Manicotti Cordon Bleu”

Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients2 Tbsp. butter1/4 C minced onion1/2 pound ground beef1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1/4 tsp oregano1/8 tsp garlic powder1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce16 oz. spaghetti8 oz. mozzarella Directions1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish2. In saucepan melt butter, add onion and ground beef; saute until onion is tender and beefContinue reading “Baked Spaghetti”

Spaghetti Carbonara

Ingredients 1 pound of spaghetti1 pound bacon1 clove of garlic3 eggs1/2 C parmesan cheese, grated1 tsp salt2 tsp pepper Directions1. Fry bacon with garlic. Drain onto paper towel and keep bacon and grease warm.2. In a large bowl, beat eggs, add grated cheese and salt and pepper.3. Cook spaghettis to al dente.4. Drain spaghetti andContinue reading “Spaghetti Carbonara”

Turkey Noodle Casserole

Ingredients 1 can mushroom soup2/3 C milk1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp. pepper1/2 tsp poultry seasoning1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened1 C cottage cheese1/2 C onion, chopped1/3 C green pepper, chopped1 (14 oz.) can artichoke hearts, chopped3 C diced, cooked turkey8 oz. egg noodles, cooked1 1/2 C bread crumbs1/4 C butter, melted Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Continue reading “Turkey Noodle Casserole”

Drop Dumplings

Ingredients1 C flour1/2 tsp salt2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. melted buttermilk Directions Mix dry ingredients, add butter, then enough milk to make a dough that will be like a thick quick bread and able to drop from a spoon. Drop spoonful’s into simmering stew or whatever dish you are making. Cover and simmer for aboutContinue reading “Drop Dumplings”

Cowboy Pasta Salad

by Leslie Hawkes Ingredients1-pound dried mini pasta shells1 tsp olive oil1-pound bacon, cooked and diced¾-pound ground beef1 tsp. cuminPinch of red pepper flakesSalt and pepper to taste1 C mayonnaise¼ C BBQ sauce, your favorite2 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce2 ½ tsp. hot chili sauce1 (15 oz.) can sweet corn, drained2 C cherry tomatoes,Continue reading “Cowboy Pasta Salad”

Chicken Tetrazzini

Ingredients1-pound linguine, cooked1/3 C butter, softened8 oz. cream cheese, softened1 C mayo¼ C buttermilk powder(You can substitute 2 C sour cream in place of cream cheese, mayo and buttermilk powder mixture)4 C cooked chicken breast, diced1 tsp. salt½ tsp. pepper½ C chicken broth2 (10.5 oz.) cans cream of chicken soup Topping2 C Mozzarella2 Tbsp. gratedContinue reading “Chicken Tetrazzini”

Chicken Lasagna

Ingredients1 C Ricotta or cottage cheese1 C shredded mozzarella1 (16 oz.) jar roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry and dicedI egg½ Tbsp. lemon juice1 clove garlic, minced½ tsp. dried oregano½ tsp. dried basil¾ tsp. salt¼ tsp. pepper1 Tbsp. olive oil1 1/4 -boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks1¼ -pound, skinless chicken thighs, cut intoContinue reading “Chicken Lasagna”