Cheeseburger casserole

I wanted a cheeseburger… but, considering it is wintery and cold I decided to go with a casserole

Cheeseburger Casserole

Ingredients

-1lb of ground chuck

-1 can of nacho cheese soup(undiluted)

-1 small onion diced

-1 package of onion soup mix

-1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce

-Salt and pepper to taste

-1 tsp of garlic powder

-Optional 1.5 cups of rotini noodles cooked aldente(you don’t have to have noodles)

-1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

-Preheat oven to 350

-In a non-stick skillet saute brown meat, add onion and saute

-Add salt pepper, garlic, onion soup mix and Worcestershire sauce

-Simmer 5 minutes on low

-Add can of cheese soup stir up

-Place in a greased casserole dish (9×13 or smaller) if you are putting noodles add now in the dish mix well

-Put a layer of cheese on top

-Place French fries on top in a single layer

-Place in oven and bake for 50-60 mins or until fries are golden brown.

-Serve hot with hamburger toppings, mustard, ketchup, mayo, pickles, onion, tomatoes, lettuce… whatever you like!

Makes 4 1 cup servings

 

Trying this recipe be sure to tell me about it in the comments below!

Have a great day!

 

The cheesiest 4 cheese stuffed shells

Comfort food can be anything… really anything that makes you feel cozy on the inside😁😊

I absolutely love trying new pasta dishes

Here is my take on the cheesiest 4 cheese stuffed shells making a lovely after church family dinner

Ingredients

  1. 16 jumbo pasta shells
  2. 2 cups ricotta
  3. 1.5 cups Italian blend shredded cheese(mozzarella, provolone, parmesan,)
  4. 1 large egg
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. 1 clove garlic minced
  7. 1 stick butter
  8. 1 cup heavy cream
  9. 1/2 cup grated parmesan

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cook pasta to al dente in salted boiling water
  3. Large mixing bowl mix ricotta, cheese(remain .5 cup), garlic, salt, pepper and egg
  4. In a skillet melt butter add cream and parmesan cheese simmer until sauce thickens season with pepper
  5. Drain pasta and cool on paper towels once cooled stuff with cheese mixture
  6. Pour 2/3 sauce in bottom of cast iron skillet
  7. Arrange stuffed shells
  8. Top shells with remaining sauce
  9. Sprinkle .5 cup cheese on top
  10. Bake until cheesy and bubbly and golden brown approx 18-20 mins
  11. Serve 4 stuffed shells warm with garlic bread and a side salad

Serves 4 people eating 4 shells

Making this recipe let me know in the comments!!!

Homemade Gyros

The Greekfest in town is my favorite festival of all times!!! We even have a new Greek restaurant in town Navarino Bay (can’t wait to try and review here on the blog)

Anyway so I was looking for a way to make a good gyro at home and found a recipe and I tweaked it so find it below, try it and let me know how it turned out!!!

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Gyros
Ingredient list

  • steak-umms steak cooking for 2 I cooked 2 and a half servings, you can adjust according to if you want more or less meat in your gyro
  • feta cheese(I used a block that I crumbled myself)
  • romaine lettuce(or any greens that you prefer)
  • green peppers
  • red onion
  • cucumbers
  • Tzakiki sauce(see recipe below)
  • any other toppings you would like
  • pita(you can use your favorite pita, I used naans)

Directions

  1. prep veggies for gyros
    1. slice peppers and onions the way you prefer(dice or slice)
    2. cut up romaine lettuce
    3. dice cucumber
  2. warm medium-sized skillet
  3. place peppers and onions in warm skillet and saute until cooked to your preference(I cooked until tender and a little brown on the edges)
  4. remove peppers and onions from skillet
  5. add steak-umms to the skillet and cook through (until brown–no pink left) crumble it as it cooks
  6. once the steak is cooked through add the peppers and onions back to skillet and heat through
  7. warm pitas in oven
  8. take the warm pita and spread tzatziki sauce on, add the meat, onion, pepper mixture
  9. top gyro with lettuce, cucumber, feta cheese and any other toppings you wish
  10. wrap gyro in foil and enjoy

Tzatziki sauce

ingredients

  • 1 cup of plain greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed (more if you like the taste)
  • 1 garlic glove
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. mix all ingredients in an airtight-PAXP-deijE (2) container and place in refrigerator for a few hours or until your gyros are ready
  2. keep the leftover tzatziki sauce in the refrigerator

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Change it up and make with chicken, pork, fish, or the traditional lamb! Make this recipe comment below and tell me how it turned out!

Have a Blessed Day!