Main Dishes Recipes

Steak Burgers

Ingredients 2 lbs. ground lean chuck, round or sirloin tip 3 tablespoons onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper onion butter basting sauce* Directions Combine first 4 ingredients; mix well. Shape into 6 to 8 patties 3/4-inch thick. Refrigerate until ready to cook. Arrange patties on cooking grill. Cook until brown on […]

Chicken With Lemon Sauce

Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided 2 eggs 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 chicken broth 1/2 apple juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley Directions Pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness. […]

Tomato’N Cheese Pasta

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked small tubular pasta 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 can (14 1/2 ozs.) Italian tomatoes, diced 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 shredded Mozzarella cheese 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese Directions Cook pasta according to package […]

Oriental Skillet Supper

Ingredients 1/4 lb. beef cube steaks, cut into strips 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1/4 julienned green pepper 2 tablespoons celery, chopped 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 water 4 teaspoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 small tomato, cut into wedges hot cooked rice Directions In small skillet, stir-fry steak in oil for 4 […]

Meatballs

Ingredients 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. ground pork 1/2 soft breadcrumbs 1 small onion, chopped 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions Combine all ingredients, mixing well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Brown meatballs in 2 batches, in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Makes 3 dozen meatballs.

Tamale Pie

Ingredients 1/2 lb. bulk pork sausage 1 lb. ground chuck 2 cups celery, sliced 1 cup onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups fresh corn 1 (16 oz.) can tomatoes 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 yellow cornmeal 1 (6 oz.) can pitted ripe olives 1 1/2 s (6 ozs.) shredded […]

Picadillo

Ingredients 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 large green peppers, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon dried whole oregano 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 (16 oz.) can whole […]

Ground Beef Goulash

Ingredients 2 lbs. ground beef 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 5 small onions, finely chopped 4 green peppers, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce 2 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 (12 oz.) can whole kernel […]

Chicken Breasts With Fruit Salsa

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon each, salt and pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 oz.) can pineapple tidbits, drained 1/2 fresh strawberries, quartered 1 kiwifruit, peeled, quartered and sliced 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped* 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 […]

Pizza Crust

Ingredients 1 cup warm water 1 pkg. active dry yeast 2 1/2 to 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Combine water, yeast, sugar and salt. Add oil. Slowly add flour to mixture, mixing well with wooden spatula. Knead dough until supple. If it sticks, add […]

Fantastic Stir Frey

Ingredients 1 teaspoon sesame oil or sunflower oil 1 yellow onion, chopped in large pieces 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 head broccoli snow peas 2 carrots, cut in small pieces 1 pkg. bean sprouts mushrooms (white, cremini, oyster, shitake or your preference) 1 teaspoon black bean sauce 2 to 3 tablespoons soy sauce any other […]

Greek Roasted Chicken

Ingredients 3 chicken legs, skin on 3 chicken thighs, skin on 8 to 10 small white potatoes 2 large red tomatoes 3 to 4 cloves garlic 1 lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil or sunflower oil thyme salt and pepper Directions Peel potatoes and cut in small chunks. Dice tomatoes and mince garlic. Mix all ingredients […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, cut in cubes or thin strips 1/2 lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar (as desired for sweetness, usually between 1/2 to 1 tablespoon) 3/4 to 1 teaspoon cornstarch Directions Cook chicken in skillet with oil. When almost cooked remove […]

Asparagus Pizza

Ingredients 1 (12-inch) pizza dough shell, unbaked 2/3 bell pepper, diced 1/2-inch 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 Calamata olive, chopped 12 ozs. fresh asparagus, trimmed and blanched 3 ozs. Mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup) 3 ozs. Feta cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup) Directions On dough shell, layer in order, red bell pepper, onion and olive. […]

Penne Pasta With Asparagus And Pecans

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 lb. asparagus, cut into 2″ pieces 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 3/4 s chicken broth 1 lb. penne pasta, uncooked 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh basil 2/3 Parmesan cheese, divided 3/4 toasted pecans, divided Salt, pepper […]

Corn-Pone Pie With Tomato Chutney

Ingredients Tomato Chutney: 4 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 onions, minced 1/2 celery, minced 1 bay leaf Pie: 1 1/2 s yellow cornmeal 1 cup unbleached flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 corn 1/4 scallions 1/4 fresh parsley, minced 1 1/2 s buttermilk 1/4 honey 1/4 egg substitute 2 tablespoons […]

Wild Rice And Raspberries

Ingredients 1 1/2 s chicken stock 3/4 wild rice 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 cup raspberries 2 tablespoons parsley, minced Directions In 1 quart saucepan, bring stock to boil. Transfer to top of double boiler. Add wild rice, oil and marjoram. Cover and cook over boiling water 1 to 1 1/2 […]

Polenta With Asparagus Topping

Ingredients 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup water 2 1/2 s stock 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 shredded low-fat cheese Asparagus topping: 2 cups asparagus, sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1/2 shallots, minced 2 tablespoons stock 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons snipped chives 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/4 shredded low-fat Colby cheese Directions In […]

Asparagus Risotto With Shrimp And Lemon

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. large asparagus, trimmed 4 cups chicken broth, preferably reduced salt 1/2 shallot, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup Aborio (short grain) rice 1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely chopped 1/2 dry white wine 1 lb. rock shrimp salt to taste freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Put asparagus in large skillet […]

Mincemeat

Ingredients 1/2 lb. lean boiled beef, chopped 1/2 lb. beef kidney suet, chopped 3 3/4 lbs. raw apples, pared and chopped 1/2 lb. currants 1 lb. seeded raisins, chopped 1 tablespoon salt 3 ozs. each candied orange rind, lemon rind and citron, chopped grated rind of 2 lemons 5 cups brown sugar 3 tablespoons cinnamon […]

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