Sunday, April 26, 2009

Chicken Tomato Soup Recipe

1 Large onion, chopped
4 oz. Cream cheese (I use reduced fat)
30 oz. Can tomato sauce
4 c. milk
2 cloves garlic, chopped
3 cubes chicken bouillon
2 c. cooked diced chicken
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 T. Tabasco
1 T. basil
1 t. anise *** Key Ingredient!
2 zucchini, chopped

Sauté onion in large dutch oven until soft. Add cream cheese, stir until melted. Add all ingredients except zucchini. Simmer. Add zucchini 30 minutes before serving. Cook until zucchini is tender.

(Note - Instead of using bouillon, I often use homemade chicken broth leftover from boiling a chicken, and then just use less milk.)

May Meal Exchange

Wednesday, May 13th - Chelsey's Place

Chelsey - Wild Rice and Cheddar Burgers
Nikki -Carne Asada for grill or oven
Shelly - Sweet and Garlicky Pork Tenderloin w/ Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce (Turkey Tenderloin for Monique:))
Emily - Chicken Wild Rice Salad
Meaghan - Lebanese Lamb Kibbi with Flatbread
Monique - Pulled BBQ Beef Sandwich
Brittani - Hashbrown Quiche

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Crazy Crust Pizza

Brown and set aside:
2 lb ground beef (I substituted half for ground turkey)
1 onion, chopped
1 can mushrooms

Lightly grease 9x13 pan and generously dust with cornmeal

Prepare Batter:
1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp pepper
3 eggs (or egg substitute)
1 c milk

Pour batter over cornmeal
Top with precooked meat
Bake 425 for 20 min

1 lg can tomato sauce
2 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp pepper
1/8-1/4 garlic powder

Drizzle sauce over meat and crust
Top with mozzarella cheese
Bake 10-15 min more until cheese is melted

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Poppy Seed Chicken

Poppy Seed Chicken

I would definitely unthaw the chicken overnight before cooking, as the chicken pieces are stacked inside and could take some time to thaw.

If Unthawed completely, then you bake for 45 minutes at 350...if they are somewhat frozen you will have to adjust your time accordingly.

Boil 2 cups of water, then dump rice into the pot.  Turn off heat and cover rice for 5-7 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Anonymously nominate your favorite meal from the month of March by posting it here before our April exchange:

2 Turkey Spinach Enchiladas
3. Meatball Subs
4. Turkey Spinach Enchiladas

The chef of the meal that receives the most votes will get a $10 gift card to Caribou (remember to bring your $10 to our April exchange to go into the "pot" for the next several months).