Seafood Chowder Pot Pie Recipe

 

I don’t know what to else to say but this is a great treat for either brunch or dinner:

 

What You Will Need:

–   1 tsp salt

–   2 cups peeled and diced potatoes

–   4 slices bacon, cut into half

–   1/3 cup flour

–   2 cups clam juice

–   ¼ cup whipping cream

–   ½ tsp onion salt

–   1 cup thawed, frozen peas and carrots

–   1 cup thawed frozen corn

–   1 Tbsp fresh, chopped thyme leaves

–   1 cup cooked, peeled shrimp

–   1 cup of canned crabmeat

–   1 sheet thawed, frozen puff pastry

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 400°F.

2.   In a pot, heat 2 cups water and the salt to boiling over high heat.  Add the potatoes and cook for about 5 minutes.

3.   Spray 11×7” baking dish with cooking spray.

4.   Now in a saucepan, cook the bacon until crisp.  Remove bacon; crumble and set aside.

5.   Using wire whisk, stir flour into bacon drippings.  Gradually stir in clam juice, whipping cream and onion salt. Heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.

6.   Stir in potatoes, bacon, peas and carrots, corn and thyme.  Cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until hot.  Stir in shrimp and crabmeat.  Spoon mixture into baking dish.

7.   On lightly floured surface, unfold pastry.  Roll into 12×8-inch rectangle.  With sharp knife, cut slits in pastry to allow steam to escape.  Place pastry in baking dish over hot seafood mixture.  Roll outer edges of pastry over edges of baking dish, and press onto edges.

8.   Bake for 30-40 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.  Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

 

Tomato-Basil Turkey Casserole Recipe

 

 

Have some leftover turkey or just love turkey as much as I do?  Here’s a good recipe to try:

 

What You Will Need:

–   2 cups of a pasta of your choice (I usually use penne)

–   2 cups of diced cooked turkey

–   1 ½ cups of tomato pasta sauce (if you like pasta very saucy, add extra sauce)

–   1 ½ cups of sliced zucchini

–   1/4 cup of canned olives

–   1 tsp of dried basil leaves

–   1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 375ºF.

2.   Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.

3.   Cook and drain the pasta as indicated on the package.

4.   In the casserole dish, mix pasta and all of the ingredients except the cheese.

5.   Cover the dish and bake for 30 minutes.

6.   Sprinkle with cheese and bake uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes longer or until bubbly.

Garlic-Herb Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

The following recipe is such a yummy treat for a potluck or just your average evening.

 Garlic-Herb Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

What You Will Need:

–   1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

–   2 cups herb-seasoned croutons, coarsely crushed

–   1 bag frozen southern-style diced hash brown potatoes, thawed

–   2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

–   1 cup chive-and-onion sour cream potato topper

–   1/4 cup chopped onion (about 1/2 an onion)

–   1/4 teaspoon pepper

–   1 can of condensed cream of mushroom soup

–   1 container garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese

 

What You Will Need to do:

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the melted butter and the crushed croutons; set aside.
  • In large bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup melted butter and all remaining ingredients. Spoon into baking dish, spreading evenly.
  • Bake 40 minutes or until browned and bubbly around edges. Sprinkle crouton mixture over potato mixture; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until topping is browned.


Best Tuna Casserole Recipe Ever!

I’m not a huge fan of fish, let alone canned fish.  I guess you could call me a fish snob!  I think it’s the smell more than anything but I’ve come across the best tuna casserole recipe ever that puts all those issues aside.

What You Will Need:

·         2 cans of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup;

·         1 cup of milk;

·         2 cans of tuna, drained;

·         2 cups of frozen broccoli pieces (however, this can be substituted for other vegetables like
mixed veggies or just peas, whatever you prefer);

·         4 cups of cooked penne noodles (however, I’ve seen macaroni noodles being used); and

·         Pepper to taste.

What You Will Need to do:

1.      Preheat your over to 400°F.

2.      Mix all the ingredients into a 2-quart size casserole dish, at least.

3.      Bake for 30 minutes.

This is very yummy.  Enjoy!

 

 

Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

 

Does your family love pizza but you’re looking to save a few dollars and make meals at home?  Try this great alternative to pizza.

What You Will Need:

–   3 cups of penne

–   1 green pepper chopped up

–   1 red pepper chopped up

–   2 cups of pasta sauce

–   1 ½ cups of pepperoni slices

–   1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese

–   1 cup of grated marble cheese

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Cook penne pasta as indicated on package.  For the last 2 minutes, add the peppers to the pasta.

2.   Preheat your oven to 375°F.

4.   After the pasta is completely cooked, drain the water and stir in the pasta sauce.

5.   Next, stir in the pepperoni, 1/2 cup of marble cheese and parmesan cheese.

6.   Once the contents of the pot are mixed together well, place the contents into an 8” baking dish which has been sprayed with cooking spray.

7.   Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.  Cover making dish and bake for 45 minutes.

 

Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe

 sweet potato souffle

Here is a great idea for a side dish to change up the old ones that you usually serve:

 

What You Will Need:

–   3 cups of mashed sweet potatoes

–   3 Tbsp of butter

–   ¼ cup of brown sugar

–   4 eggs

–   ¼ cup of light rum

–   ½ tsp of salt

–   ¼ tsp of cinnamon

 

Ingredients for Topping:

–   1/3 cup of butter

–   1 cup of chopped pecans

–   1 cup of brown sugar

–   1/3 cup of flour

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2.   Beat the sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, rum, eggs, salt and cinnamon together.

3.   Spray a baking dish with a cooking spray.

4.   Place the ingredients from the bowl into the baking dish.

5.   In a separate bowel, mix the ingredients for the topping of the dish.  Once mixed, pour over the contents of the baking dish.

6.   Bake for about 45 minutes and enjoy!

 

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

 

 

Here’s a delicious sweet potato casserole recipe which will have your family begging for more.

 

What You Will Need:

–   4 cups of cubed sweet potato

–   2 eggs

–   ½ cup of white sugar

–   ½ tsp of salt

–   ½ cup of milk

–   7 Tbsp of butter

–   ½ tsp of vanilla extract

–   1/3 cup of flour

–   ½ cup of brown sugar

–   ½ cup of chopped pecans

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 325°F.

2.   Place the cubed sweet potatoes in a skillet with water.  Cook over medium heat until the sweet potatoes have become tender.

3.   Drain the water from the sweet potatoes and mash them as you would regular potatoes.

4.   In a bowl, mix the sweet potatoes, eggs, white sugar, salt, milk, 4 Tbsp of butter and vanilla together.

5.   Once the contents of the bowl are smooth, pour into a 9×13 baking dish.

6.   In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar and flour together.  Stir in 3 Tbsp of butter until everything is well mixed.  Next, stir in the pecans.  Sprinkle this mixture on top of the ingredients in the baking dish.

7.   Place baking dish into the oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

 

Since pumpkin season is upon us and there’s abundance at the grocery stores, here’s a yummy recipe which I can’t get enough of.

What You Will Need:

–   2 cups of uncooked elbow macaroni

–   ¼ cup of butter

–   ¼ cup of flour

–   2 cups of milk

–   ½ tsp of salt

–   ¼ tsp of pepper

–   1 tsp of Dijon mustard

–   ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg

–   1 cup of pumpkin puree

–   2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2.   Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta as directed on the package.

3.   While you’re waiting for the pasta to cook, melt the butter in a pan and slowly stir the flour in.

4.   On low heat, stir in the milk and let simmer until everything has become thick.

5.   Now stir in the salt, pepper, mustard, nutmeg and pumpkin puree.

6.   Next, add 1 ¾ cups of the cheddar cheese.  Continue to stir until the cheese is melted.

7.   Drain the water from the pasta and then add the macaroni to the cheese sauce.

8.   Once the pasta is completely covered in the cheese sauce, pour into a 3-quart casserole dish.  Add the remaining cheddar cheese and bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes.

Enjoy!

Best Tuna Casserole Recipe Ever!

I’m not a huge fan of fish, let alone canned fish. I guess you could call me a fish snob! I think it’s the smell more than anything but I’ve come across the best tuna casserole recipe ever that puts all those issues aside.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup;
  • 1 cup of milk;
  • 2 cans of tuna, drained;
  • 2 cups of frozen broccoli pieces (however, this can be substituted for other vegetables like     mixed veggies or just peas, whatever you prefer);
  • 4 cups of cooked penne noodles (however, I’ve seen macaroni noodles being used); and
  • Pepper to taste.

Directions:

  1. Preheat your over to 400°F.
  2. Mix all the ingredients into a 2-quart size casserole dish, at least.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes.

This is very yummy.  Enjoy!

Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe

What You Will Need: 

–  1 bag of frozen hash browns – thawed
–  3/4 cup  melted butter
–  1/2 cup of chopped  onion
–  1 can of cream of chicken soup (or cream of mushroom; however, I do prefer the cream of
chicken)  undiluted
–  1 cup of sour cream
–  1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
–  2 cups of corn flakes- crushed
–  1 tsp of parsley flakes (optional)

What You Will Need to do:

1.  Combine potatoes, 1/2 cup butter, onion, soup, sour cream and cheese together.

2.  Spoon mixture into a buttered a casserole dish.

3.   Stir remaining butter with corn flakes (easiest way I’ve found to crush the corn flakes is to place in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin).

4.  Sprinkle over potato mixture.

5.  Bake in a pre-heated 350°F oven for 40-50 minutes.

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