Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese Casserole

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 40 MINS           Ingredients 8 ounces dried penne pasta 1 pound skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 – 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning, crushed 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)… Read More

Chilaquiles Verdes with Bacon and Eggs

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS BROIL: 11 MINS BAKE: 26 MINS 400°         Ingredients 2 pounds medium tomatillos, husked and rinsed 1 fresh serrano chile pepper, stemmed* 1 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup snipped fresh cilantro 1 ounce… Read More

Chipotle Mac and Cheese

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 30 MINS 350°F STAND: 10 MINS         Ingredients 12 ounces dried medium shell pasta 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk 1 cup milk 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces) 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar… Read More

Bacon-Topped Mac and Cheese Pie

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 15 MINS 375°F STAND: 5 MINS         Ingredients 4 cups Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese (see recipe, right) 1 1/2 cups assorted vegetables, such as chopped carrots, small broccoli florets, and/or chopped sweet pepper 8 slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled 1 9 inch baked pastry… Read More

Simply Scalloped Potatoes

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 3/4 CUP EACH (ABOUT) PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 50 MINS 375°F STAND: 10 MINS       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups thinly sliced peeled red potatoes 2 cups thinly sliced peeled sweet potatoes 1 shallot, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 12 ounce can… Read More

Vegetable-Cheese Strata

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 35 MINS CHILL: OVERNIGHT BAKE: 50 MINS 325°F         Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 5 cups cubed whole wheat baguette-style French bread 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups sliced fresh cremini mushrooms 3 cups lightly… Read More

Chicken Mole Enchiladas

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 ENCHILADA MAKES: 8 ENCHILADAS PREP: 20 MINS ROAST: 45 MINS 375°F       Ingredients 1 2 pound rotisserie chicken 3 cups Oven-Roasted Mole Sauce 1 cup shredded Chihuahua or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz.) 8 8-inch flour tortillas, warmed 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco (2 oz.) 1/2 cup… Read More

Huevos a la Malaguena (Eggs Malaga Style)

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 15 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 12 fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 8 asparagus spears, trimmed and halved crosswise 6 ounces uncooked Mexican chorizo sausage, casings removed if present 1 medium fresh Anaheim chile pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped* 1/4… Read More

Pear-Prosciutto Strata

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS CHILL: 2 HRS TO 24 HRS SLOW COOK: 3 HRS (LOW)         Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 ounces prosciutto, pancetta, or bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot 3 cups chopped pears 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme 9 cups dried 1-inch cubes French… Read More

Chili Mac and Cheese

  MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP MAKES: 9 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS SLOW COOK: 2 HRS 10 MINS (HIGH)         Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 16 ounce pkg. dried penne pasta 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups water 1 15 ounce jar… Read More

Topside-Down Pizza Casserole

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 20 MINS 375°F STAND: 5 MINS         Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or uncooked ground turkey 1 cup sliced mushrooms 3/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper (1 medium) 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups marinara sauce 1 1/2… Read More

Bun Noodle Casserole

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/4 CUP PREP: 35 MINS BAKE: 35 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 1 3 ounce package chicken-flavor ramen noodles 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup sliced celery (1 stalk) 1/3 cup chopped red sweet pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon salt… Read More

Pizza Souffles

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 25 MINS 400°F         Ingredients 1 13.8 ounce package refrigerated pizza dough 8 eggs 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 1 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (2 ounces) Marinara sauce, warmed (optional) Directions… Read More