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BBQ CHEESY CHICKEN PASTA

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 2 cups Rotini pasta, uncooked 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes 1 & 1/2 cups chicken broth 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1 medium rotisserie chicken (I used all of the meat I could get off of it) 2 cups colby jack cheese, shredded Directions: In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Saute the diced onion until tender. Add the garlic and cook another minute. Add the uncooked pasta, tomatoes, broth, bbq sauce and shredded…

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Chocolate Cheesecake Lasagna

INGREDIENTS For the crust: 1 cup pecans, chopped 1 cup flour ½ cup unsalted butter, melted 3 tablespoons sugar For the cheesecake layer: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup Cool Whip For the vanilla pudding layer: 2 cups milk 1 packet instant vanilla pudding For the chocolate pudding layer: 1 packet instant chocolate pudding 2 cups milk For top: 2 cups Cool Whip Chocolate shavings PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish. Set aside. In a medium bowl, combine the…

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QUICK HOMEMADE TOMATO SOUP

Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28 ounce) can stewed tomatoes 3 cups chicken stock 1⁄4 cup tomato paste 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper Directions In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onions and garlic until softened. Add tomatoes, stock, tomato paste and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Using immersion blender or food processor, puree (optional).

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Cola Burgers

INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 1/2 cup cola, divided 1/2 cup crushed saltine… 6 tablespoons French dressing, divided 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 lbs hamburger hamburger bun Directions 1 Combine the egg, 1/4 c. cola, crackers, 2 tbsp. dressing, cheese and salt. 2 Add the beef and mix well. 3 Shape into six patties. 4 In a bowl, combine the remaining cola and dressing. 5 Grill patties, uncovered, for 3 min. a side. 6 Brush with cola mixture. 7 Grill 8-10 min. longer or until juices run…

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Do Nothing And Wait While This Cake Bakes Before Your Very Eyes

Ingredients CAKE 2 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour 2 tsp Camulet baking soda 2 cups Domino sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp McCormick vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups crushed Dole pineapple 20 oz FROSTING: 1 stick Land O’ Lakes butter 3/4 cup Carnation evaporated milk 1 cup Domino sugar 1 cup chopped nuts 1 cup coconut shredded Instructions CAKE: Mix all cake ingredients with a spoon. Pour into oiled 9×13 inch (23×33 cm) pan and bake in 350 F (175 C) oven for 30 – 40 minutes or until center of…

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Antipasti Pull-Apart Pizza

Ingredients: 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil, divided 2 pkg (11 oz) refrigerated French bread dough (see Cook’s Tip) 1 jar (12 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and patted dry (about 1 1/4 cups/300 mL) 1 8-oz (250-g) block mozzarella cheese 1 medium red bell pepper 1/2 cup (125 mL) pitted ripe olives 2 garlic cloves, pressed 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarsely ground black pepper 2 oz (60 g) Parmesan cheese, divided Chopped fresh parsley (optional) Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Brush Large Round…

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Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: Potatoes Cut in to smaller size pieces (I use Russet Potatoes) A few tablespoons of olive oil 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 to 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped parsley Fresh grated Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 °F. Cut potatoes into cubes or wedges. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook for 3 to 6 minutes depending on size. While potatoes are cooking put oil in cast iron skillet or other heavy pan and heat in oven. Drain…

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Easy Caramel Apples

Ingredients Granny smith apples Caramel Instructions Cut your apples in half. Remove stems. Hollow out each half by coring and shaving away some of the inner apple. (I use a muffin tin to help balance.) Fill with warmed caramel. (You can use homemade or you can use store-bought and microwave it in 15 second intervals until warmed.) Let the caramel cool and harden. Once completely cooled, cut apples into slice and serve.

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Banana Split Lasagna – Quick, Easy, And Pleasy!

Five different layers, each with a wonderful flavor, will make this Banana Split Lasagna as mouth-watering as can be. This dessert lasagna recipe is incredibly easy to make, thanks in part to the fact that there’s no baking involved. All of the flavors you love about a classic banana split (banana, strawberries, pineapple, and chocolate, for instance) are combined into this layered dessert. This make-ahead layered dessert can be made the night before your next potluck or other get-together. There is no denying this no bake dessert will be a…

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BAKED RAVIOLI

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme, or oregano 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes 2 pounds store-bought frozen ravioli 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and season with salt and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add thyme and tomatoes.…

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The Whole Table Will Be Saying Ole After Eating This MEXICAN BEEF CASSEROLE!

Ingredients 1 lb extra lean ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can kernel corn, drained 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 pkg taco seasoning mix 8 to 12 corn tortillas 3/4 cup nonfat sour cream 2 cans Rotel tomatoes with green chilies, drained 1/3 cup shredded Mexican blend or taco cheese Sliced jalapeno peppers Directions Brown ground beef and onions together for about 10 to 12 minutes, drain. Add corn, beans, tomatoes and taco seasonings mix well and simmer for 5 minutes. Spray baking dish 2 quart…

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Diabetic Cheesecake

Ingredients Unsalted soda crackers 1 can sugar free cherry pie filling 1 package fat free vanilla pudding mix 1 envelope light dessert topping mix Directions  Prepare pudding and dessert topping in two separate bowls. In glass dish layer: crackers, pudding, cherry, topping etc. make sure crackers on bottom and cherries on top. Makes layers 3 – 4 times depending on size of dish.Allow to sit several hours in fridge. Crackers will soften and this dessert is low fat, low sugar and delish!

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