Monday, June 1, 2009

From My Recipe Box…

By special request, I’m going to share a couple of recipes here that are GREAT for moms on the go! They’ve become family favorites and are great stand-bys. They’re relatively cheap to make, and quick, too (which is always the kicker for me!) So… bon appétit!

Polynesian-Glazed Meatballs

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INGREDIENTS

1 tsp. oil

1 large  red pepper, chopped

1 onion, chopped

1/4 cup  barbecue sauce

1 tsp. ground ginger

1 tsp.  garlic powder

2 cans (8 oz. each) pineapple chunks, drained, liquid reserved

12 oz.  (3/4 of 1-lb. pkg.) frozen cooked meatballs

2 cups instant white rice, uncooked

HOW TO MAKE IT

HEAT oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.

STIR in barbecue sauce, ginger, garlic powder and reserved pineapple liquid. Add meatballs; mix lightly until evenly coated. Cook 10 min. or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on package.

STIR pineapple into meatball mixture. Serve over the rice.

Taco Chili Bake

(One of Josh’s childhood favs from Mom Heilman!

Sorry, no picture! :))

INGREDIENTS

1 can (15 oz.) chili with beans

1 1/2 cup Bisquick mix

1/2 cup milk

3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Paprika

Shredded lettuce

Chopped tomato

Additional shredded cheddar cheese 

HOW TO MAKE IT

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Heat chili. Set aside. Mix Bisquick and milk in bowl until dough forms.

Spread half the dough in an ungreased square baking dish (8x8x2). Top with chili, sprinkle with 3/4 cup cheese. Drop remaining dough by 6 spoonfuls on top. Sprinkle with paprika.

Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until dough on top is light brown.

Top with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.

2 comments:

  1. Yummy! Can't wait to try these recipes! :O)

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  2. Thank you for posting both recipes! They sound delish.

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