1 lb. ground beef
1/2 c. chopped green pepper
1/2 c. chopped onion
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
1 - 6oz. can tomato paste
1 - 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 c water
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1 - 15oz can black beans
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp pepper
1 c sour cream
1 pkg flour tortillas (10 inch size)
2 cups broken Fritos (or Doritos, or chip of your choice)
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Sauté green pepper and onion (then set aside). Brown the ground beef. Add the sautéed green pepper and onion, taco seasoning, tomato sauce & paste, water, black olives, black beans, chili powder. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
In separate bowl, combine eggs, sour cream and pepper.
Place 2 tortillas on bottom of 9x13" pan. Top with 1/2 the meat mixture, followed by 1/2 the sour cream mixture, followed by 1/2 the cheese. Repeat making 2 layers. Sprinkle with corn chips.
Place in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes - delicious!
1/2 lb. butter or margarine
2 2/3 cups brown sugar
2 cups white sugar
1 1/2 lbs. peanut butter
9 cups oatmeal, quick or old-fashioned
4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup plain M&Ms (I use the whole bag)
1 cup chocolate chips (I use the whole bag)
Mix the ingredients. Spoon dough onto cookie sheets and flatten w/a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake. Cool approximately 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet. It makes ALOT of cookies!
Peanut Butter Choc. Chip Cookies
1/3 Cup water
1/4 Cup Butter (softened)
1 Cup Peanut Butter
1 Package Cake Mix (yellow or white)
1 12 Oz. Package Semi-Sweet Chips
Heat Oven to 375 Degrees
Beat Eggs, Water, Butter, Peanut Butter, And 1/2 Of Dry Cake Mike, Stir In remaining cake mix and choc. chips,. drop by rounded measuring tablespoons 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool before removing from pan.
Roasted Asparagus with Spring Onions and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
1 1/2 lbs asparagus (bottums trimmed)
2 bunches scallions (ends trimmed)
2 TBSP finely chopped oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, plus 1 TBSP of oil from the jar
1/4 tsp salt
ground pepper to taste
Heat the oven to 450degrees. In a large bowl toss the asparagus and scallions with the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes. Transfer to a baking sheet and arrange in an even layer. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 7 mins. Stir the vegetables and roast until tender and slightly browned about another 5 mns. Sprinkle with chopped sun-dried tomatoes and toss to combine. Serve immediately or at room temp.
94 calories: 36 calories from fat: 4g fat (1 saturated 0g trans fats) 0 cholesterol 11g carbs 5 g protein: 5g fiber 161 sodium
1 head cauliflower, broken into tiny florets
2 finely chopped scallions
1 tsp. finely chopped garlic
4 cups chicken broth
4 oz. light sour cream
4 oz. shredded light cheddar cheese
1/4 cup butter
6 strips turkey bacon, microwaved until crisp and finely chopped
Salt and pepper
Gently boil the cauliflower florets, chopped scallions, and garlic in the chicken broth. After 10-15minutes, check for complete tenderness of the cauliflower.
Microwave the turkey bacon on high setting, on paper toweling, for 3-5 minutes until crisp.
Remove the cauliflower from the broth, reserving the broth, and place in a mixing bowl or food processor.
Add the sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, and the butter to the cauliflower and mix (use a hand mixer or food processor) until smooth.
Return this mixture to the broth. Add the finely chopped bacon and stir over medium heat. Additional chicken broth may be added at this time for a thinner soup.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Zucchini Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c oil
2 c zucchini -shredded
1 TBSP vanilla
2 c. flour
1/4tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
Mix eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla and zucchini together, then add dry ingredients.
Pour in 9 x 13" pan
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min, or until toothpick comes out clean.
Make Cream Cheese Frosting and frost zucchinni bars.
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheeses
3/4 stick of soften butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp cream/milk
1 1/2 to 2 c. powdered sugar
Mix all together until creamy and smooth.