Friday, September 24, 2010

Shortcut Pumpkin Bread

This is from Parents looks easy and good. I need to try it soon:

Prepare a yellow-cake mix according to package directions, omitting water.
Stir in 1 cup pumpkin puree, 1 cup mashed bananas, and 1 tsp cinnamon
Pour into a greased 9 " loaf pan; bake at 375F for 50 minutes.

In a mixer bowl, beat 4 oz. softened cream cheese and 1/4 cup softened butter until creamy. Stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and slowly add 1 cup powdered sugar. Frost cooled bread; chill. Makes 16 slices. Per slice: 281 calories, 14 g fat.

I'll put pics up as soon as I get it made!

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Parmesan Chicken over Angel Hair

1 jar spaghetti sauce (25 oz)
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 cup italian seasoning
5 grinds fresh ground pepper
12 oz angel hair pasta
1 lb chicken breast (6 slices 1/4" thick each)
1 T olive oil

Place spaghetti sauce in small saucepan and heat over medium-low heat.

Mix Parmesan cheese, italian seasoning, and pepper in a bowl.

Boil water, stir in angel hair pasta, and set timer for 7 min. When timer sounds, drain pasta.

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Coat each chicken cutlet with cheese mixture and place in skillet. cook 2 minutes on each side.

To serve, place one cup pasta on each plate, top with one chicken breast slice and 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup sauce.

Easy Turkey Bake

6 oz stove top stuffing
chopped turkey or chicken
1 bag frozen broccoli
1 can cream of chicken soup
3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese

Preheat oven 350 F Add 1 2/3 cup hot water to stuffing and set aside. Mix turkey and broccoli in 13 x 9 pan. Combine soup, milk and cheese and pour over turkey. Top with stuffing. Bake for 30 minutes. Serves 6.

Cheesy Ham Stovetop

Here is a main dish Emma!

2 cups macaroni, uncooked
1 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup green onion
2 T margarine
2 T flour
1/2 tsp salt
13 oz can evaporated milk
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 cup shredded cheese
1 tsp mustard
1 cup ham

Drain cooked noodles. Saute onion and stir in flour and salt. Slowly add milk stirring constantly until mixture is smooth and thickened. Remove from heat and gradually add cheese till melted. Add mustard, ham and macaroni. Serves 4-6.