Main Dishes Recipes

Turkey Tetrazzini

Ingredients: 8 ounces whole-wheat fettuccini, spaghetti, macaroni, or other noodles 4 tablespoons butter (unsalted) 2 cups Mushrooms, sliced (fresh or canned) 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups skim milk 4 cups chopped cooked turkey 1 cup peas (frozen) 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat […]

Magic Crust Quiche

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup onion (chopped) 2 cups vegetables (can use frozen, fresh or leftovers) 1 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (shredded) 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk, 1% 3/4 cup baking mix (like Bisquick) Directions: Cook onion in oil (or cook with vegetables). Cook vegetables (or use leftovers). Drain well. Grease round […]

Leftover Turkey Casserole

Ingredients: 6 slices bread, whole wheat 2 cups cubed turkey 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups milk, 1% 1 can cream of mushroom soup, low-sodium (10.75 ounces) 2 slices bread, whole wheat 2 teaspoons margarine 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat shredded (or jack […]

Turkopita

Submitted by Gaye V. Ochs of Leeper, PA Ingredients: 1 lb. Feta cheese, crumbled 5 egg yolks 1/2 stick melted butter, cooled 2 lbs. diced cooked turkey 5 beaten egg whites 16 phyllo sheets melted butter Directions: Mix Feta cheese, egg yolks and melted cooled butter with turkey. Fold in beaten egg whites. Place 8 […]

Turkey or Chicken Casserole

Submitted by Mrs. K. G. of Wooster, Ohio. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked cut up meat 1 cup sliced canned mushrooms 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup milk 1/2 package noodles prepared according to package directions. Directions: Cook the noodles, drain. Melt butter, add salt and flour. […]

Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Ingredients: 1 pkg.  (16 oz.) penne pasta 1 pkg.  (8 oz.) cream cheese, cubed 1/2 cup  grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup  (1 stick) butter or margarine 1/2 cup  milk 1 cup  canned pumpkin 1/2 tsp.  ground red pepper (cayenne) Ground nutmeg to taste Directions: Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook cream cheese, Parmesan, […]

Garden Chili

Ingredients: 3/4 pounds lean ground beef or ground turkey breast 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped 1/2 onion, large, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 2/3 cup kidney beans (canned, drained and rinsed) 1/2 cup corn 8 ounces tomato sauce 1 cup tomatoes, diced 1 dash black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons chili powder Directions: […]

Fiesta Skillet Dinner

Ingredients: 1 cup prepared brown rice (1/2 cup uncooked) 1 can (15.5 ounces) Mexican style tomatoes 1 can (15.5 ounces) black beans, rinsed 1 cup frozen corn 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 cups cooked diced chicken 1/2 cup 2% reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded Directions: Prepare the brown rice according to package directions. While the rice […]

Springtime Rice

Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 bunch asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces (3 cups) 2 portobello mushrooms, cut into strips 1 red bell pepper, chopped 3 cups cooked rice 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Directions: Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add […]

Golden Sun Rice

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, minced 1 pinch saffron 10 dried apricots, chopped 1 cup long grain white rice 2 cups water 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped shelled pistachios, roasted Directions: Melt butter in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saffron; saute ½ until onion is golden. Add […]

Chicken And Rice L’orange

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked rice 1 cup orange juice 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1/4 cup sliced almonds 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/4 cup orange marmalade 1/4 cup sliced green onions Directions: Combine rice, orange juice, water and salt in a 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; […]

Summertime Shrimp And Rice Bowls Ingredients

Ingredients: 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cups hot cooked rice 1 11-ounce can corn, drained 1/4 cup drained and chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, reserving oil 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon slivered fresh basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Thread shrimp on skewers. To broil in […]

South-of-the-border Lasagna

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups sour cream 1 1/2 cups salsa Vegetable cooking spray 6 cups cooked rice, divided 1 15- to 16-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 2 cups crushed tortilla chips Directions: In medium bowl, combine sour cream and salsa; set aside. Coat a 13×9-inch baking dish […]

Grilled Chicken with Peach Salsa

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts Peach Salsa: 2 cups chopped peaches (the peaches should be firm) 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup seeded, chopped cucumber 1/4 cup sliced green onion 2 tablespoons seeded, finely minced jalapeno […]

Barbecue Hot Dog and Potato Packs

Ingredients: 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated red potato wedges 4 hot dogs 1 small onion, cut into wedges 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup barbecue sauce Directions: Divide potato wedges among four pieces of heavy-duty foil (about 18 inch square). Top each with a hot dog, onion wedges and cheese. Drizzle with barbecue sauce. […]

Hot Dogs ‘n’ Beans

Ingredients: 3 cans (28 ounces each) plus 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) pork and beans 1 package (1 pound) hot dogs, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons prepared mustard 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled Directions: In a 5-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients. […]

Hot Dog Casserole

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 cups 2 percent milk 5 medium red potatoes, thinly sliced 1 package (1 pound) hot dogs, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices 1 medium onion, chopped 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions: In […]

Coney Island Style Dogs

Ingredients: 8 franks 1 pound ground beef 1 can (15 ounces) sloppy joe sauce 8 hot dog buns 1 cup prepared cole slaw Directions: Prepare franks according to package directions. Keep warm. Cook and stir meat in a large skillet until browned; drain meat. Stir in sauce; simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Serve […]

Cheesy Chili Dog Macaroni Bake

Ingredients: 1 cup elbow macaroni 1 can (15 ounce) prepared chili with beans 4 franks, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes 1 cup (4 ounce) shredded mild cheddar cheese, divided 1 cup crushed corn chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare macaroni according to package directions; drain. Combine chili, franks and […]

Chicago-Style Franks and Macaroni

Ingredients: 2 cups dry elbow macaroni, uncooked 3 tablespoons spicy brown mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 package (12 ounces each) hot dogs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 can (14.5 ounce each) petite diced tomatoes, undrained 1/4 cup chopped kosher dill pickle 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped celery Sport peppers, chopped, optional Directions: […]

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