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Creamy Vegetable Bow Tie Toss

Creamy Vegetable Bow Tie Toss

Ingredients
12 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
2 cups cut fresh asparagus (about 1/2 pound)
2 medium sweet onions, finely chopped
2 medium carrots, sliced
2 medium zucchini, halved and sliced
1 medium sweet yellow pepper, julienned
1/3 cup butter, cubed
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1/2 cup prepared ranch dip
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute vegetables in butter for 5 minutes. Stir in broth; cook for 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, dip, cheese, parsley, basil and salt; stir into skillet and heat through. Drain pasta; add to the skillet and toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Creamy Vegetable Bow Tie Toss

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Texas Taco Dip Platter

Texas Taco Dip Platter

Ingredients
2 pounds ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
1 can (15 ounces) tomato puree
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons salt
2 cans (15 ounces each) Ranch Style beans (pinto beans in seasoned tomato sauce)
1 package (10-1/2 ounces) corn chips
2 cups hot cooked rice

TOPPINGS:
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium head iceberg lettuce, shredded
3 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup picante sauce, optional

Directions
In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add next seven ingredients; simmer for 1-1/2 hours.

Add beans and heat though. On a platter, layer the corn chips, rice, meat mixture, cheese, onion, lettuce, tomatoes and olives. Serve with picante sauce if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Recipe found here: Texas Taco Dip Platter

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Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

Ingredients
2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, divided
4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped pecan

Directions
In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.

Remove chops; keep warm. Add apples, pecans, brown sugar mixture and remaining butter to pan; cook and stir until apples are tender. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings

Recipe found here: Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

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lasagna rolls

Lasagna Rolls

Ingredients
6 lasagna noodles
1 pound ground beef
1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
1 teaspoon fennel seed, optional
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided

Directions
Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and fennel seed if desired; heat through.

Drain noodles. Spread 1/4 cup meat sauce over each noodle; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Carefully roll up noodles and place seam side down in an 8-in.-square baking dish. Top with remaining sauce and cheese.

Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Lasagna Rolls

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Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients
6 medium green peppers
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
2-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (3 medium)
1-1/2 cups cooked rice

Directions
Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Meanwhile, brown beef, onion and salt in a skillet; drain.

Cool slightly. Stir in the cheese, tomatoes and rice.

Drain peppers and stuff with meat mixture. Place in a baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

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Slow-Cooked Sloppy Joes

Slow-Cooked Sloppy Joes

Ingredients
2 pounds ground beef
1 cup chopped green pepper
2/3 cup chopped onion
2 cups ketchup
2 envelopes sloppy joe mix
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
12 hamburger buns, split

Directions
In a large skillet, cook the beef, pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, sloppy joe mix, brown sugar and mustard.

Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until flavors are blended. Spoon 1/2 cup onto each bun. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Slow-Cooked Sloppy Joes

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Slow Cooker Pork Chops

Slow Cooker Pork Chops

Ingredients
3/4 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper blend
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth

Directions
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/2 cup flour, mustard, garlic pepper and seasoned salt. Add pork chops, one at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides
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Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Place remaining flour in a small bowl; whisk in broth until smooth. Pour over chops. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until meat is tender.

Remove pork to a serving plate and keep warm. Whisk cooking liquid until smooth; serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Slow Cooker Pork Chops

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