Monday, January 11, 2010

As Requested- Recipes!

Some budget-friendly suggestions from the Taste of Home archives!

Sunflower Broccoli

2 garlic cloves, minced
3 T canola oil
2-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets (about 10 cups)
1/4 C chicken broth
1/2 t dried oregano
1/2 t salt
1/8 t pepper
2 T sunflower seeds

In a large skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute. Add broccoli; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add the broth, oregano, salt and pepper; cover and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
Three Cheese Shells

1 package (12 oz) jumbo pasta shells
3 C (24 oz) ricotta cheese
3 C (12 oz) shredded mozzarella
1/2 C grated parmesan
1/2 C chopped green pepper
1/2 C chopped fresh mushrooms
2 T dried basil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
2 jars spaghetti sauce

Cook pasta shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a bowl, combine the next 10 ingredients. Divide the one jar of sauce between 2 ungreased 9x13 pans. Fill shells with the cheese mixture and place in a single layer over sauce. Pour the remaining spaghetti sauce over shells. Cover and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer.
After Thanksgiving Salad

3 1/2 C diced cooked turkey
4 celery ribs
4 green onions, sliced
1/2 C chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 C chopped sweet red pepper
1/2 C mayonnaise
1 T lemon juice
1/4 t dill weed or dried tarragon
1/4 t salt
1/8 t pepper

In a large bowl, combine turkey, celery, onions, pecans and red pepper. Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper; stir into turkey mixture. Refrigerate until serving.

Dilly Mashed Potatoes

2 pounds potatoes, peeled and diced
2 T butter or margarine, softened
1/4 C milk
1/4 C sour cream
1/2 t dill weed
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper

Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender; drain. Mash with remaining ingredients.

1 comment:

Marie said...

They all sound delicious Kelley!! As you know I love recipes!