Main Dishes Recipes

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork

Ingredients 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (3 to 4 lbs.), halved 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (16 oz.) can whole-berry cranberry sauce 3/4 sugar 3/4 cranberry juice 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 cornstarch 1/4 cold water salt to taste Directions In Dutch oven, brown roast in oil […]

Ginger-Glazed Turkey

Ingredients Glaze: 6 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger 1/4 vegetable oil 1 cup soy sauce 6 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed 6 tablespoons rum Turkey: 13 to 15 lb. turkey 2 tablespoons vegetable oil salt and ground black pepper 1 cup water Gravy: 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons water Directions For glaze, combine ginger and […]

Baked Ham

Ingredients 1 ham, labeled fully cooked 1/2 wine vinegar 2 2/3 s brown sugar 2/3 corn flake crumbs Port wine or fruit juice Directions Soak ham in cold water overnight; drain. Place ham in roasting pan on sheet of foil large enough to wrap completely. Mix 1 quart water, vinegar and 2 cups brown sugar; […]

Apricot-Glazed Ham

Ingredients 5 lb. fully cooked whole boneless ham 1/3 brown sugar, firmly packed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 2/3 apricot nectar 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, in 325° oven 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 140° (about […]

Apricot-Glazed Ham

Ingredients 5 pound fully cooked whole boneless ham 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cloves 2/3 cup apricot nectar 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions Place ham on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 325° oven for 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer […]

Chestnut Stuffed Pork Roast

Ingredients 5 lb. boneless double loin roast, tied 1/2 lb. ground pork 1/2 celery, finely chopped 1/2 shallots or onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons brandy 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon allspice 1 (15-1/2 oz.) can chestnuts, drained 2 teaspoons drippings 3 tablespoons flour 2 […]

Spinach Venison Lasagna

Ingredients Red sauce: 1/4 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 2 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce 1/2 water 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon each garlic powder, ground cloves, ground allspice and dried oregano White sauce: 1 (4 oz.) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained […]

Ricotta Lasagna Swirls

Ingredients 8 lasagna noodles, cooked Filling: 2 lbs. fresh spinach, chopped 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup Ricotta cheese salt and pepper to taste Sauce: 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cups tomato sauce 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon oregano Directions Wash 2 lbs. (less will work) fresh spinach; place […]

Chalupa (For Slow Cooker)

Ingredients 1 (3 lb.) pork roast 1 lb. dry pinto beans 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon salt 1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chilies water Directions Cover beans with water in cooker. Soak overnight. In the morning, remove beans (reserve soaking water), […]

Caramelized-Onion Pork

Ingredients 1 large sweet onion, thinly 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 (1 lb.) pork tenderloin 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions In large skillet, cook onion and sugar in oil over medium-low heat until onion is tender and golden brown, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place pork in 13 x 9 […]

Shredded Pork (For Slow Cooker)

Ingredients 2 to 3 lb. butt roast, or boneless country-style spareribs 1/2 to 1 cup water 1 pkg. dry taco seasoning mix 1 tablespoon brown sugar Directions Place meat in slow cooker. Add water, seasoning mix and sugar. Cover. Cook on low 24 hours. Shred meat with two forks. Use in tacos or in rolls, […]

Sunday Pork Loin

Ingredients 1 (4 to 5 lb.) boneless whole pork loin roast 1/3 onion, chopped 1/3 celery, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 (10 3/4 oz.) can condensed tomato soup, undiluted 1/3 water 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/8 to 1/4 […]

Pork Roast Supper

Ingredients 1 teaspoon each fresh tarragon, thyme and rosemary, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (4 lb.) boneless pork loin roast, trimmed 1 cup barbecue sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 small onions, cut into chunks 3 celery ribs, cut […]

Italian Pork Melts

Ingredients 1 lb. boneless pork roast, sliced into stir-fry strips* 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 reduced-fat mayonnaise 4 6-inch submarine sandwich rolls, split 2/3 prepared pesto sauce 2 whole roasted red peppers, drained and halved 4 (1 oz.) slices part-skim Mozzarella cheese Directions Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add pork strips […]

Corn-Pone Pie

Ingredients Tomato Chutney: 4 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 onions, minced 1/2 celery, minced 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon apple juice 1 apple, chopped 1/4 apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice Pie: 1 1/2 s yellow cornmeal 1 cup unbleached flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice […]

Indonesian Stir-Fry

Ingredients 3 hot green chili peppers, seeded and minced 2 tablespoons gingerroot, peeled and minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 cup sweet red peppers, diced 1 cup scallions, thinly sliced 2 cups stock 1/2 to 3/4 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey […]

Crock Pot Cranberry Turkey

Ingredients 5 lb. turkey breast 1 pkg. dry onion soup mix 1 (16 oz.) can whole cranberry sauce Directions Place turkey in slow cooker. Combine coup mix and cranberry sauce. Spread over turkey. Cover. Cook on low 8 hours.

Pepperoncini Beef (Tangy!)

Ingredients 3 to 4 lb. beef roast (use cheaper cut, like chuck) 1 beef bouillon cube per lb. of roast 1 tablespoon lemon juice per lb. of roast 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce per lb. of roast 1 tablespoon garlic salt (approx.) 1 (10 to 12 oz.) jar pepperoncini peppers (use mild if you can find […]

Potluck Beef Barbecue Sandwiches

Ingredients 4 lb. chuck roast 1 cup brewed coffee or water 1 tablespoon cider or red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (14 oz.) bottle ketchup 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 cup sweet pickle relish 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/4 brown sugar Directions Place roast, coffee, vinegar, salt and pepper […]

Meat Loaf

Ingredients 2 lbs. ground beef 2 eggs 2/3 quick oats 1 pkg. dry onion soup mix 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 ketchup, divided Directions Combine ground beef, eggs, dry oats, dry soup mix, garlic powder, ground mustard, and all but 2 tablespoons ketchup. Shape into loaf and place in slow cooker. […]


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