Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Crockpot Salsa Chicken

4 chicken breasts
1 c. salsa
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 cups minute rice
Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 7-8 hours
During the last 10-15 minutes: Break up the chicken and then add rice. Put on tortillas and add cheese, sour cream, etc.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

I got this recipe from blogging...it's what's for dinner!

6 oz. deli ham (they sell diced ham by the whole hams in Walmart)

2 cans cream of chicken soup

8 oz. sour cream

2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Cooked pasta ( I got bow ties)

Combine all ingredients in amedium sauce pan until cheese is melted, smooth, and creamy. Serve over whatever pasta you like.

French Dip Sandwiches

3 lbs. beef sirloin roast

1 (1 oz.) package dry au jus mix

1 cup water

8 (1 oz.) slices provolone cheese

8 hoagie rolls, split lengthwise

**we used onion buns (I got them in Walmart bakery)

Place beef roast into crockpot. Stir together the water and au jus mix; pour over the roast. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Remove roast and shred. Open the hoagie and top with beef and provolone cheese. Serve with small bowls of the hot au jus from the crockpot.

** I would reccomend buying and making an extra envelope of au jus for dipping, if you have a big crowd.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Chilli Verde

1 Roast
2 cans tomatoes
2 cans green chilies
2 onions
1 1/2 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper

Cook roast in crockpot with onion and shred. When shredded, add tomatoes, chilies, garlic powder and oregano. Simmer to cook 2-3 hours. Stirring occasionally. Thicken with flour and simmer 2-3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve on tortillas or in hard taco shells with toppings of your liking.

Monterey Chicken

4 ck. breasts
steak seasoning
1 T. veg. oil
1/2 lb. bacon
4 slices colby jack cheese
1 1/2 c. diced tomatoes
1/2 c. green onions, chopped
4 T. BBQ sauce
Pound chicken 1/4 in thick and sprinkle with steak seasoning. Cook 4 min. on each side. Cook bacon. Put 1 T. BBQ sauce on each. Pile bacon and top with cheese. Bake 10-15 min. on 350 degrees. Top w/ tomatoes and green onions.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Chicken Spaghetti

This is an easy recipe..I think I got it off of http://www.kraftfood.com/

1 lg. can Hunt's Diced tomatoes w/garlic oregano and basil
2 tsp. minced garlic

1 TB. olive oil

2 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces

spaghetti noodles of your choice

Saute minced garlic in the oil. Add chicken and cook through. Add can of tomatoes. Boil noodles and top with tomato mixture. Serve with garlic Texas toast. (I get the GV brand at walmart..sooo good)

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Creamy Crockpot Chicken and Broccoli

I got this recipe from pickypalate.blogspot.com
I changed a few things and left some things out....It was really good!

3-4 chicken breasts
1-14 oz. can cream of chicken soup
1-14 oz. can of cheddar and broccoli soup
1-14 oz. can chicken broth
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1 cup sour cream
6 cups broccoli , lightly steamed
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Pour soups, broth and seasonings in crockpot over low heat. Whisk until smooth. Place chicken in, pressing to the bottom. Cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 3 hours. When chicken is cooked, shred into bite size pieces. Stir in sour cream and broccoli. Serve over steamed rice or mashed potatoes. I did rice the first night and then used it as gravy over mashed potatoes the 2nd day! YUMM!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Cafe Rio... Yumm

{{UPDATE}} I have since found another version of these recipes that I want to try:

Cafe Rio Shredded Pork
3 1/2lb. Pork roast
1 8oz. Bottle taco sauce or enchilada sauce
1 T cumin
1 can coke (not diet)
1 c. b sugar
Cook pork in crock pot on low for six hours (cover roast 1/2 with water). Add other ingredients to pork three hours before it’s done.

Cafe Rio Chicken
5 lbs. of chicken breast
1 small bottle Zesty Italian dressing
1 T chili powder
1 T cumin
3 cloves garlic, minced
Mix all ingredients together in a large crock pot. Cook on high for 5-7hurs. Remove chicken and shred. Reserve small amount of juice and pour over shredded chicken. Keep warm.

Tomatillo dressing
1 pkg. Hidden valley buttermilk dressing
1 c buttermilk
1/2c to 1 c mayo
1-2 tomatillos (green tomatoes)
1/2to 1 clove garlic, minced
1/2to 1/3bunch cilantro chopped
1/2tsp lime juice
1/2to 1 small jalapeno seed removed and chopped
Mix ingredients together. Add (only use 1/2mayo to start, then add more after you taste it if needed)

Lime Rice
2 T butter
1 yellow onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 2/3c. Water
8 tsp chicken bouillon
1/2bunch cilantro, chopped
2 tsp cumin
2 small cans diced green chilies
1 T lime juice
1/2tsp pepper
3 c rice (maybe 1/2c more)
In a large pot, saute butter, onion and garlic.
Add other ingredients and bring to boil. Simmer until rice is cooked.