Saturday, May 2, 2009

Creamy Ranch Chicken (Crockpot recipe)

1 can cream of chicken soup
8 oz. sour cream
1 clove garlic, minced
2 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
1 envelope Ranch dressing mix
1 lb. chicken breasts (boneless skinless)
Egg noodles

Mix first five ingredients. Pour over chicken in a slow cooker. Cook on high 3-4 hours, or low 6-8 hours. Serve over hot egg noodles.

*I also added 1 can drained corn.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Crockpot Pasta & Chicken Sausage

Yay for easy dinners!

1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 box penne pasta
1 lb. chicken & asiago sausage (or whatever you prefer)

Pour about one cup of the spaghetti sauce into a crockpot. Pour pasta over sauce. Slice sausage over pasta. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over sausage, then fill empty jar 1/2 full, and pour over crockpot. Cook on high 1 hour, then low 1-3 hours, until done. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Two new recipes

Quick Tuna Noodle Salad

7 oz penne pasta
6 oz can tuna in water, drained
1 c cherry tomatoes, halved
3 oz mozzarella cheese, diced
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse under cold water. Pour into a medium bowl. Add tomatoes and cheese. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.

Add tuna to pasta mixture. With a whisk, mix lemon juice and olive oil. Pour over tuna mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Bacon Breakfast Casserole

8 slices bacon
5 slices wheat bread, torn into pieces
2 c shredded cheddar cheese, divided
6 eggs
2 c milk
Salt & pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fry bacon, drain, and crumble. In a greased 9x13 baking dish, layer bread, 1 c cheese, and bacon pieces. Beat eggs, milk, salt & pepper together. Pour egg mixture over layers. Top with remaining 1c cheese. Bake 30 minutes, until lightly browned, edges are bubbly, and center is set.