Taco Zucchini Boats

There is so much zucchini around here. Yesterday I made 7 loaves of zucchini bread, from this recipe here, and I feel like it didn’t even make a dent in the pile of zucchini. Then I gave some away to my son’s girlfriend and our next door neighbor and felt much better about the amount … 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

Skillet Lasagna

This was the easiest and fastest lasagna I’ve ever made and it tasted good too. 8 ounces ground beef 3/4 cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 (23.5 oz) jar pasta sauce 1 cup water 3 cups dried wide egg noodles 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Chili Pasta Skillet

Yummy – check One Pot – check 30 Minutes – check 1 pound hamburger 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can red kidney beans, black beans, or red beans, rinsed and drained 1 (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce 1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 1 (4 oz) can diced green … Continue reading

Easy Taco Melts

Here’s a quick and yummy spin on taco night for you. 1 pound ground beef 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 1/2 cup thick and chunky salsa 1 (8 count) refrigerated biscuits 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican blend cheese toppings – sour cream, salsa, guacamole 1  Heat oven to 375.  … Continue reading

Beef and Bean Crescent Burritos

Another delicious, easy and fast recipe from Pillsbury. 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 3 tablespoons water 2 cans refrigerated crescent dough sheets or crescent rolls 1 cup (4 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese 1  Heat oven to 375.  In 10″ skillet, mix beef, … Continue reading

Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones

I dismissed calzones as being too hard to make but then I found this Pillsbury recipe and it couldn’t have been any easier or any deliciouser! 4 slices bacon, chopped or about 1/4 cup bacon crumbles 1 pound hamburger 1/4 cup dried minced onion 1/4 cup chopped hamburger pickle slices 1/4 cup Ranch dressing 2 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Hamburger Minestrone

It has felt like Spring here in Utah until this past weekend when we got so much snow!  So a nice hearty soup was called for to combat the chill and this one fit the bill. 1 pound hamburger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup diced onion 1 cup peeled and sliced carrots … Continue reading

Chili Pasta Skillet

It was so cold yesterday and today is even colder, comfort food was in order last night for dinner and this fit the bill, tasty and easy and quick! 1 pound hamburger 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can red kidney, black or red beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, … Continue reading

Zesty Hamburger Soup

This is a great dinner for a chilly day and it makes a lot of soup so leftovers! 1 pound hamburger 2 cups sliced celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 4 cups water 2 potatoes, cubed 2 cups frozen corn 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow maccaroni 4 cups V8 juice … Continue reading