Hearty Beef Ragu

This was definitely a hearty meal and tasty too.  Lots of leftovers which always taste better the next day.  Another good quarantine meal. 4 cups pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 (14.5 oz each) cans Italian diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (24 oz) jar spaghetti sauce 3/4 … Continue reading

Shipwreck Stew

Seemed like a good dinner to make during these crazy quarantine times and bonus, it was really good.  The men in my house in particular really liked it, probably because it was quite hearty. 2 pounds ground beef 5 – 7 potatoes, peeled or unpeeled, sliced thin or cubed 1 onion, sliced thin or chopped … Continue reading

Tex – Mex Fried Rice

Apparently you can buy frozen cooked white rice at the grocery store and if that’s true then this would be a legit one pot meal. 1 pound lean ground beef 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning mix 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup oil 1 onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 can corn, drained … Continue reading

One Pot Taco Supper with Pasta

I seriously cannot get enough of these one pot meals.  They are delicious and easy and  fast to make not to mention, ONLY ONE POT TO WASH!  This one is especially delicious when served with tortilla chips. 1/2 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 2 1/4 cups water … Continue reading

Mexican Beef and Pasta

This dinner hit all the buttons for my family, basically it’s taco pasta and it was yummy!! And easy to make!  My two favorite things. 3 cups pasta 1 pound lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 (14 1/2 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can … Continue reading

Baked Ziti with Fresh Tomatoes

Dinner last night, recipe compliments of Taste of Home, it was comfort food yummy and a good way to use up some of the last tomatoes from the garden. 1 pound ground turkey or beef (I used about 1 1/2 pounds hamburger) 1 cup chopped onion (I used 1 large onion) 3 pounds plum tomatoes, … Continue reading