September 2, 2010

Cheesy Barbecue Beef Casserole

350 degrees for 40 min.(thawed) double frozen

3 cups uncooked ziti pasta
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 slices of bacon, cut up small
1 1/2 C. barbecue sauce
1 c. Mozzarella cheese
½ TBS parsley flakes
1 C. Milk
1 C. shredded cheese

1- Start cooking pasta as directed on pkg. and then drain when done.
2-Cook beef, onion, and bacon in a pan, until beef is all brown; drain.
3-Return drained pasta to saucepan. Stir in beef mixture and remaining ingredients except 1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese. Spoon into casserole dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

4-Bake uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until hot in the center.

By: KayCee Tanner

Shannon's Sweet Chili

1 lb ground beef
1 large onion chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1 can (28 ounces) chopped tomatoes
1 can (28 ounces) tomato sauce
1 cans (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
½ cup packed light-brown sugar
1 lb elbow macaroni, cooked following package instructions

Shredded cheese & sour cream

Brown beef, onion and garlic for about 10 minutes. Add chili powder, salt, cumin, pepper, and oregano. Cook for 2 minutes until fragrant. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans and brown sugar. Add water to tomato can and add to pot. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve over elbow macaroni. Garnish with cheese and sour cream.

Makes 8 servings.

Jen Rich

Chicken Spaghetti

4 chicken breast, cooked and shredded

1 can rotel
1 can cream of chicken
1 can cream of mushroom
1 cup chicken broth (from cooked chicken)
1 lb velveeta
12 ounces spaghetti

Cook chicken (save a cup of broth) and cook spaghetti in broth. In pan on low heat mix soups, rotel, broth and cheese until cheese is melted. Add chicken and spaghetti. Pour into dish and bake for 30 minutes at 350. YUMMY!!
Stephanie Roades