Chicken tenderloins, dredged in flour and browned, topped with sauteed onions and mushrooms, then covered with a Marsala and chicken broth sauce, and a blend of mozzarella, Parmesan and Asiago cheeses melted on top. What’s not to love about this?!
Melt 1/2 stick of butter in large cast iron skillet (mine is 11 1/2"). Dredge chicken pieces in flour and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in batches over medium heat, about 4 minutes per side or until golden brown, adding additional butter as needed.
Meanwhile, in another cast iron skillet (mine is 10"), melt 1/2 stick of butter. Cook onion until just starting to brown nicely, then add mushrooms and cook for 3-5 minutes more until just tender. Remove from pan; set aside.
In the mushroom and onion pan, combine the Marsala, water, chicken base and cornstarch. Whisk to make sure there are no lumps. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. It should start to thicken.
Put all cooked chicken in large cast iron skillet. Top with mushrooms and onions. Pour cooked Marsala sauce over top. Top with combination of cheeses. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes, until cheese melts.
Although spelt is actually a type of wheat flour, most people with wheat allergies can digest spelt with no problem. Obviously, you should not eat spelt if it is a problem for you.
This tastes better than the box of Hamburger Helper, but is nearly as easy! No nasty chemicals or preservatives and it is easy to make it gluten free, wheat free, or soy free, since you are in control of the ingredients!
Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil and brown the ground beef. As the beef is cooking, slice the mushrooms and add the mushroom slices to the partially cooked ground beef.
Combine the seasonings while that finishes cooking.
Add all other ingredients (except sour cream) to the cooked beef.
Stir to combine and cover. Bring to boil, then lower heat to medium low and allow to simmer for 10-12 minutes, or until the noodles are cooked through. (The time may vary depending on the type of noodles you use. Read the directions on the package.)
Add the sour cream and let sit for 5 more minutes. Serve immediately.
Put all ingredients, except meat into greased 9x13" pan. Lay meat on top of rice. Season meat as desired. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2-2 hours. I like to take the foil off when it gets near the end, to brown the meat a little.
I make my own cream of mushroom soup because of food allergies, but also because it tastes much better!
If you are using jasmine rice, increase broth by 1/2 cup per cup of rice, so use 2 cups for the smaller batch or 3 cups for the larger batch.
Preheat oven to 400. Line baking sheet with heavy duty foil, then parchment paper. (The foil makes it so you don't have to wash the pan and the parchment paper prevents the meatballs from sticking to the foil.)
Combine all ingredients for meatballs. Using a small cookie scoop, form meatballs and bake on baking sheet for 15 minutes.
While that is baking, put oil in skillet and dice onion. Begin cooking the onions while you slice the mushrooms. Add to onions.
When onions and mushrooms are nearly done, add beef base, black pepper and garlic powder. Add 2 cup of water to the pan. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch with remaining 1/2 cup of water. Gradually add cornstarch mix to pan and stir as you are pouring. Cook, stirring often, until thoroughly mixed.
Add cooked meatballs to mushroom sauce, cover with lid and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Note that the meatballs will grow when cooking because of the raw rice in them.
Nutrition info on 5 meatballs with sauce: 258 calories, 11 g fat, 81 mg cholesterol, 581 mg sodium, 193 mg potassium, 20 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 20 g protein
Preheat oven to 275. Grease and flour a 9x13" pan.
In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp. vanilla.
Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
Stir in banana mixture.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.
For the frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
Beat in 1 tsp. vanilla.
Add icing sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
Spread on cooled cake.
Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired.
These were the notes for this recipe: This is one of (if not) the BEST banana cake I have ever tasted! I thought the oven temp of 275° sounded a little low, but this cake baked up (and rose) beautifully in my oven at this temp after pretty much exactly one hour. I do not know if the little "freezer trick" to this recipe is what ensured its moistness or not, but I did it, and it was exceptionally moist & delicious. Would be interesting to see if it still came out as great if this step was skipped. All I know is that I followed this recipe EXACTLY as stated (except that I had no buttermilk, so I subbed with a mix of lemon juice & milk) and I got exceptional results. So moist and yummy...a dense cake, similar in texture to a carrot cake... I personally would not call this frosted banana bread :o) Depending on the amount of frosting you like you can decide whether to half the recipe or not. I used the full recipe and had some leftover. I sprinkled on the chopped walnuts and threw this baby in the fridge and cut it the next day...TO DIE FOR! I really liked it slightly chilled, but great at room temp too! It got better each day it sat, I always make this cake at least the day before I need or want it. I was extremely pleased with this cake and will be making it over & over again!! So glad I came across this one!! (on another website). (* * Just to update the recipe, (based on some of the reviews), the baking time may vary based on individual ovens. It was RIGHT ON for my oven, but some others have stated it has taken 1 hour 10 minutes, 1 hour 20 minutes, and my sister just informed me that it took 1 hour 30 minutes in her oven!!!!!)
Heat skillet and add butter so eggs don't stick.
Beat or whisk the eggs in a small bowl with cream and salt and pepper.
Cook in skillet, stirring occasionally, until almost set up. Remove from heat and serve.
If you stir scrambled eggs too much as they are cooking, they will end up crumbly and not be as creamy.
If you don't mind the extra fat and calories, double the cream for extra creamy eggs!
This is another recipe that my husband came up with. Creamy eggs filled with cooked bacon, onion, sweet peppers, jalapeno peppers, and topped with cheese. I usually cook up double the meat and veggies, then reserve half of it for a later time to make a quick weekday breakfast.
While that is cooking, finely dice onion, sweet pepper and jalapeno pepper.
When bacon is cooked, add the diced veggies and cook, without draining bacon grease.
Meanwhile, whisk the eggs with heavy cream and season with salt and pepper.
When veggies are nearly cooked, add spinach and cherry tomatoes to the skillet. Cook until spinach is wilted.
Pour eggs over the top of the veggies and stir. Cook, stirring occasionally, until eggs are nearly set up. Remove from heat. We like to eat these topped with shredded cheese and sometimes salsa.
Each serving, with 1/2 oz. cheddar cheese, contains: 424 calories, 31 g fat, 439 mg cholesterol, 523 mg sodium, 546 mg potassium, 14 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 22 g protein, 73% vitamin A, 147% vitamin c, 21% calcium, 15% iron
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line the inside bottom of a 9" Springform pan with a circle of parchment paper. Grease the sides of the pan. Set aside.
In a medium sauce pan, gently heat the cream over low heat. When the cream is fairly hot, melt the chocolate chips by adding them slowly to the pan as you whisk. Add the butter, in pieces. Whisk until the chocolate and butter are melted. Add the vanilla extract. As soon as the mixture is melted, smooth, and glossy, remove it from the heat.
Using a wire whisk attachment, beat the eggs, brown sugar and sea salt until the eggs are foamy and doubled in volume.
Slowly add the chocolate mixture to the eggs, and beat gently until combined. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake in the center of a pre-heated oven for one hour, until the cake is set and cracked. It will appear a bit loose in the center, underneath. This is fine.
Place the cake pan on a wire rack to cool. When the cake is close to room temperature, lightly cover and chill the cake overnight. Before serving, gently loosen the cake from the sides of the pan using a thin flexible spatula. Release the Springform clasp and remove the ring. Place the cake on a cake plate. Dust with a sifting of powdered sugar.
This recipe originally came from glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com. I made a few changes, which are reflected here.
I had never heard of this before we went to a hayride a few years ago and someone brought some stuffed pepper soup for the potluck. I loved it! She didn’t have a recipe, so I had to come up with one for it. I like this even better than Stuffed Peppers, and it is super easy and fast!
In a Dutch oven, brown beef with onion and peppers. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook until rice is fully cooked.
This can also be made in a crock pot. Cook beef, onion, and peppers in a skillet first, then transfer to crock pot with all other ingredients. Cook about 4 hours on high, or until rice is cooked through.