Main Dish

Chicken & Dumplings

Category: Main Dish-Chicken

Labor: Hard

  • 1-1/2 lbs chicken parts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbs oil
  • 2 10oz. cans cream of chicken or mushroom soup
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3 Tbs butter
  • 1-1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  1. Liberally salt and pepper chicken parts.
  2. In electric skillet over medium high heat, brown chicken on all sides in oil.
  3. In large bowl, mix soup and milk until smooth. Pour over browned chicken, cover, simmer on med-low for 20 min.
  4. In bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt. With pastry tool, cut butter into the dry ingredients. Add milk & stir until sticky dough.
  5. Drop lumps of dough into hot chicken & gravy. Cook 10 min uncovered, then 10-15 covered.

Serves 4


Chicken and Rice

Category: Main Dish-Chicken

Labor: Moderate

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 30 minutes

  • 2 cups chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups white rice
  • 1-1/2 cups MJB wild brown rice
  • 1 can pineapple chunks (15 oz.)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 chicken boullion cubes
  • slivered almonds for garnish, if desired

Prepare rice according to instructions (add a couple chicken boullion cubes to the water for flavor).

Mix rice with other ingredients and bake at 350º (or 325º) for about half an hour.


Mom's Enchiladas

Category: Main Dish

Labor: Moderate

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 30 minutes

  • 1/2 pkg sour cream
  • small cottage cheese
  • 1/2 pkg taco seasoning
  • 1/2 pkg dry onion soup mix
  • Tortilla shells
  • small can diced green chilis (optional)
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 1-2 cups mozarella cheese
  • 1/2 to 1 cup cheddar cheese
  1. Brown hamburger.
  2. Mix cottage cheese, hamburger, taco seasoning.
  3. Grate cheeses.
  4. Put cream of chicken soup & water in bottom of 13x9 pan.
  5. Put hamburger mixture on tortilla. Put equal amount of cheese.
  6. Put white & yellow cheese over top of tortillas.
  7. Bake at 350º for 30 min.

Mom's Lasagna

Category: Main Dish-Pasta

Labor: Hard

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 30 minutes

  • 1/2 box lasagna noodles (10)
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 32 oz. jar Prego (or make sauce)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • Small cottage cheese (16 oz.)
  • 1 lb. mozarella cheese

HOMEMADE SAUCE

  • 1 lb. can tomatoes
  • 2 6oz. cans tomato paste
  • 1 Tbs basil
  • 2 Tbs parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 minced garlic (or powder to taste)
  1. Boil noodles as directed, with a little oil to keep them from sticking.
  2. Brown beef (w/ salt, pepper, garlic powder).
  3. Add sauce and let simmer 15 min.
  4. Mix eggs & cottage cheese together.
  5. Lightly cover bottom of 13x9 pan with sauce, lay down 5 noodles, then 1/2 the meat sauce, 1/2 cottage cheese mixture, and 1/2 mozarella. Lay down 5 more noodles, repeat...
  6. Bake 30 min. @ 350º then let cool 15 minutes.

Tim's Meatballs

Category: Main Dish

Labor: Hard

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 20 minutes

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup corn flakes
  • 1/3 cup dried parsley
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 2 Tbs minced onion
  • 1/3 cup ketchup

Make into balls. Bake @ 350º for 20 min.


Flank Steak

Category: Main Dish-Steak

Labor: Moderate

  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 3 Tbs green onion
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4+ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1-2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp marjoram

(Enough for one steak) Marinate steak overnight. Cook steak about 5 minutes on each side.


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