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Famous Beefy, Zucchini and Rice Casserole

Beefy, Zucchini and Rice Casserole

3/4 lb. ground beef
1 TB butter
2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
4 green onions, sliced (white and green parts)
1-1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1-1/2 cups cooked rice
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup (4 oz.) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded, divided

In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté beef until no longer pink.

Add butter, zucchini, mushrooms and onions; cook and stir until vegetables are tender. Drain.

Stir in the chili powder, salt and garlic powder. Add the rice, chilies, sour cream and half of the cheese.

Transfer to a greased 2 quart baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° F., for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.


March 30, 2009 Posted by | Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Famous Danish Meat Balls with Dill Sauce

Danish Meat Balls with Dill Sauce

Meat Balls
1/2 lb. ground venison or ground beef
1/2 lb. ground pork, unseasoned
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
2 eggs
1/3 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 cups dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup melted butter

To make the Meat Balls: In a large bowl mix the meat, salt, pepper, eggs, onion and cream. With moistened hands (this will be sticky), shape into 1″ balls.

Roll the meatballs in bread crumbs until well coated. Arrange in a
single layer on shallow baking pans. Drizzle melted butter over the
meatballs. Bake at 375º F., turning 3 or 4 times, until evenly browned, about 35 minutes.

Creamy Dill Sauce
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups sour cream
2 tsp. dried dill weed
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
Salt and pepper, to taste

To make the Creamy Dill Sauce: Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Whisk in the flour until smooth. Gradually stir in the chicken broth. Continue stirring until thickened and bubbly, then blend in sour cream, dill and seasonings. Place meatballs in a serving dish and
cover with the sauce. Serve over egg noodles.

February 23, 2009 Posted by | Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Famous Beef and Broccoli Pita Folds Recipe

Beef and Broccoli Pita Folds

Thanks to a frozen stir-fry meal starter,meat, veggie and rice are folded into a portable sandwich.

1/2 cup uncooked instant white rice

1/2 cup water

1 (1 lb. 5-oz.) pkg. Green Giant Create A Meal Frozen Broccoli Stir Fry Meal Starter
1/2 lb. boneless lean beef sirloin steak

1 oz. (1/4 cup) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

4 soft white pita fold breads

*Prep Time: 20 Minutes Preparation Directions:

1. Cook rice in water as directed on package, omitting margarine and salt.

2. Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare frozen broccoli stir fry meal starter as directed on package using steak but omitting oil.

3.  Remove skillet from heat.  Add cooked rice and cheese;
mix well.  Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is slightly

4.  To serve, spoon beef-vegetable mixture into pita fold breads.
4 sandwiches

December 19, 2008 Posted by | Beef, Beef Recipes, Christmas, Cooking, Food, Meals, Recipe, Recipes, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetables | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recipe – Beef Steak House Salad

Beef Steak House Salad

1 1/2 C. Wish-Bone Italian Dressing

2 T. fresh lemon juice

4 T. grated parmesan cheese

5 cloves of garlic finely chopped

1 T. Worcestershire sauce

1 lb. boneless beef top sirloin steak, 1 inch thick

1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces

1 small loaf of French bread

10 C. torn romaine lettuce leaves

For the marinade:

Blend 1 C. Italian dressing, lemon juice, 2 T. cheese, 4 cloves

garlic and Worcestershire sauce

Cut the steak into 1 1/4 inch pieces. In a plastic bag pour 1/3 of

the marinade over the steak and red pepper. Turn to coat. Then place

in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Add remaining marinade.

Meanwhile, cut bread into bite size cubes and toast in oven, until

lightly browned.

For dressing, blend remaining 1/2 C. of Italian dressing, cheese and

one clove of garlic. Set aside.

Remove steak and red pepper from marinade. Place on skewers and

grill. Turn occasionally and brush frequently with remaining

marinade. Cook 8 – 10 minutes or until steak is medium rare to

medium done.

To serve, toss lettuce with dressing. Arrange in bowl or on serving

plates. Top with steak, red pepper and bread. Garnish if desired

with additional parmesan cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

March 25, 2008 Posted by | Beef, Beef Recipes, Famous Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salads | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Famous Recipes – Oriental Beef and Broccoli



¾ pound beef top round steak

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon vinegar

1 tablespoon molasses

1 clove garlic, minced

1/8 to ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 cup thinly bias-sliced carrots

6 cups fresh broccoli flowerets

1½ teaspoons cornstarch

1 tablespoon water


Partially freeze meat. Thinly slice meat across the grain into bite-size strips. Set aside. In a 2-quart casserole stir together soy sauce, vinegar, molasses, garlic, and red pepper. Stir in meat. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Cook meat mixture, covered, on 100% power (high) for 3 to 5 minutes or till meat is no longer pink, stirring every 2 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove meat from casserole; set aside. Reserve juices in casserole. Add carrots to juices in casserole. Cook, covered, on high for 1 minute. Add broccoli and cook 4 to 6 minutes more or till vegetables are nearly crisp-tender, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir together cornstarch and water; stir into vegetables. Cook, uncovered, on high for 2 to 3 minutes or till slightly thickened, stirring after every minute. Stir in meat. Cook, covered, on high for 1 minute or till heated through.

Serves 4.

October 19, 2007 Posted by | Beef, Beef Recipes, Cooking, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Ingredients, Meals, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beef Patties with Mustard Cream Sauce- Low Carbs

Low Carb Beef Recipes 
Yield: 6 servings

2 pounds ground beef
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 green onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 pound mushrooms, sliced
Salt and pepper, to taste

Mustard Cream Sauce:
2/3 cup white wine
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2/3 cup heavy cream
2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons capers

Shape beef into 6 oval patties. Melt butter in large
skillet and add oil. Heat until foaming. Add green
onions and sauté µntil softened; stir in garlic and
sauté ¦or 30 seconds. Add beef patties and cook to
desired degree of doneness. Season with salt and
pepper. Set beef patties aside to keep warm on a hot

In same skillet, sauté ­ushrooms until limp and add to
the warm beef patties.

To prepare Mustard Cream Sauce, deglaze pan with dry
white wine. Reduce volume by half. Add Dijon mustard,
heavy cream, tomato and capers. Heat slowly until hot
but do not boil.

Pour Mustard Cream Sauce over beef and mushrooms.
Sprinkle parsley over top to garnish, if desired.

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October 9, 2007 Posted by | Beef, Beef Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment