- 1 lb ziti noodles cooked
- 1 lb burger
- 1/2 lbs led Italian sausage
- 1 16.5 can diced tomatoes
- 2 jars pasta sauce
- 1 lb shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 tsp Garlic powder
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp basil
First brown meat and drain fat. Then add the seasoning and diced tomatoes, & pasta sauce, into the meat and stir well to combine. Cook noodles until Aldente (leave a little hard because we also bake and they cook more) in a 9 by 13 pan pour the noodles, then add the meat mix. Stir to mix then top with cheese cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another few minutes to brown the cheese then enjoy!
1 1/2 lbs large raw tail on shrimp peeled and deveined
2 tbsp creole seasoning
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste
2 red bell peppers chopped
1/2 pound Spanish chorizo casing removed, cubed
1 small head cauliflower riced
1 lemon juiced
1/4 cup chopped parsly
In a medium bowl add olive oil, shrimp and creole seasoning, paprika, thyme and a little salt and pepper. Toss and mix well.
Rice the cauliflower and place onto a baking sheet, sprinkle with creole seasoning, salt and pepper and drizzle a little olive oil over top and mix. Then bake at 375 for 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.
In a skillet over medium heat add the shrimp in single layer and. cook until seared 2-3 minutes. Add the bell peppers, chorizo and cook until the shrimp is pink and cooked through another 3-4 minutes. Pour the riced cauliflower over. top and mix well. Allow to cook another 1-2 minutes to mix flavors. Squeeze lemon juice over top and then remove to a serving platter. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve hot. Enjoy!
Beef & Barley
1 lb beef stew meat
3 large carrots diced
1 large onion diced
4 celery stalks diced
1/2 cup perl barley
1 cup frozen corn
6 cups water
1 tsp garlic salt
2 large heaping tbsp of beef bouillon
1 baguette sliced and then toasted for dipping.
Label bag and write cooking directions.
Add all ingredients into gallon size ziplock and remove all air. Freeze Flat.
To make day of:
Saute the onions, celery and carrots until they are fragrant and begin to soften. Then add all other ingredients and cook in Instapot or crockpot.
Crockpot: Place frozen contents into pot and cook on high 4-5 hours or low 8-9 hours. Thaw shrimp and add to saute pan with 2 tbsp butter and saute until they are pink. Add to pot 30 minutes before serving.
Place frozen contents into pot. Add 1/4 cup water and cook on high for 30 minutes and then allow to release for 10 minutes naturally.
Slice baguette and place on baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and toast in oven at 425 degrees for 8-10 minutes until browned and crispy. Serve with soup.
1 lb dry butter beans
2 medium sweet onions diced
6 cups chicken stock
1 large carrot diced
1 celery stalk diced
1 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
1 small zucchini quartered and diced
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup parmigiano regiano cheese
1/2 cup roasted pistachios
1/2 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
Directions: (The night before, make sure you place beans in bowl and cover with cold water, cover and let soak until next day)
Dice all veggies.
In skillet add a little olive oil and saute onions until soft, add in celery and carrots and saute another 3 minutes. Then add into crockpot along with broth and drained beans. Cover and cook 6-8 hours on low. Then add in fennel, tomatoes, zucchini, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook 1 hour more.
Basil topping directions:
Bring a small pot of water to a boil and season with a little salt. Once boiling add fresh basil leaves to water and blanch for 20 seconds utnil bright green. Remove and place into bowl of ice water. Then place into town and dry all excess water. Place into a food processor with roasted pistachios and cheese. Slowly add in the olive oil while pulsing. Add salt and pepper to taste. You want a nice paste. Once done place in bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to top on soup.
To serve place in bowl and top with basil topping. You can serve with crusty bread. Enjoy!
2 10 oz cans mild green enchilada sauce
1- 10.5 oz can cream of chicken soup
1-8oz container sour cream
4 cups shredded chicken (you can cheat and buy rotisserie chicken, sssshhh I won’t tell)
1 -4 oz can diced green chilies
1- 14oz bag grated mozzarella
1/2 cup cheddar cheese
10- flour tortillas
2 roma tomatoes diced
I bunch cilantro chopped
First cook chicken and shredded add in the green chillies and mix well. Then preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl add in the enchilada sauce, chicken soup, sour cream. In a 9 by 13 inch pan spread a thin layer of the sauce on bottom of pan. To assemble take a gorilla and add in about 3 tbsp chicken, 2 tbsp sauce and a good amount of cheese, roll up and place into baking dish. Repeat for all tortillas. With any remaining sauce pour over top of all tortillas. Then place into oven and bake for 20 minutes. Then remove and add the remaining cheese and cheddar cheese, return to oven for another 15 minutes until sauce is bubbling and cheese is oozing. Remove and Top with diced Roma tomatoes and cilantro for freshness.Serve with side salad. Enjoy!