Italian Beef Pasta Recipe, Taco Chicken Bake And Crown Jewel Dessert Recipe

Italian Beef Pasta Recipe

  • 1 pound beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 pound rotini pasta

In a large skillet over medium heat sautSchweinshaxe (Pork Hocks - German)

  • 1 small lee
  • 1 carro
  • 2 meaty pork hock
  • Peppercorn
  • Beer or wate
  • 1 celery ri
  • 1 onio
  • Sal
  • 2 tablespoons cooking fa
  • Cumi
Description
Clean and dice the leek, celery, carrot and onion. Cook the pork hocks, diced vegetables, salt and peppercorns in water deep enough to cover for 2 to 3 hours or until tender. Do not overcoo
Remove from the water and drain well, reserving the vegetables and cooking liqui
Preheat oven to 425 degrees 
Melt the fat in a cast iron Dutch oven. Add the drained pork hocks, cooked vegetables and a small amount of the cooking liquid. Before the meat is fully baked, sprinkle with beer in which a good amount of salt has been dissolved. Add the cumin to increase flavo
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Taco Chicken Bake Recipe

Source: Healthy Cooking with a Man in Mind - Joanna Lund
  • 8 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into 12 pieces 
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped 
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper. chopped 
  • 1 3/4 cups chunky tomato sauce (15 ounce can) 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix 
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley 
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives 
  • 1/2 cup whole kernel corn 
  • 1 1/2 cups hot cooked noodles, rinsed and drained 
  • 1/3 cup reduced fat Cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • 1/4 cup fat free sour cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking dish with olive oil-flavored cooking spray.
In a large skillet sprayed with olive oil-flavored cooking spray, brown chicken pieces, onion, and green pepper, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato sauce, taco seasoning, parsley flakes, and olives. Add corn and noodles. Mix well to combine. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Evenly sprinkle Cheddar cheese over top. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
Place on a wire rack and let set 2 to 3 minutes. Cut into 4 pieces. Top each piece with 1 tablespoon sour cream.
Hint: 1 1/4 cups uncooked noodles usually cooks to about 1 1/2 cups.
Serves 4 - 5 WW points per serving.

Crown Jewel Dessert Recipe

This is also known as Stained Glass or Broken Glass. It was developed by a home cook, R.J. Gatti, who sent the recipe to General Foods in 1955. It can be served either as a salad or as a dessert.
  • 3 (3 ounce) packages gelatin, in 3 contrasting, complementary flavors and colors, as desired
  • 1 (3 ounce) package lemon gelatin
  • Water
  • 1 cup hot pineapple juice
  • 1 3/4 cups whipped topping or whipped cream
Description
Prepare the 3 gelatin flavors of your choice separately, using 1 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup cold water for each. Pour into separate greased 8-inch square pans and chill until set, about 4 hours. Cut each flavor into 1/2-inch cubes.
Dissolve the lemon gelatin in the hot pineapple juice, and then add 1/2 cup cold water. Keep in the mixing bowl and chill in the refrigerator until it starts to set, which takes about 45 minutes.
Blend the whipped topping or whipped cream with the partially set lemon gelatin. Fold in the gelatin cubes and pour into a greased 9-inch tube pan. Chill until firm, at least 4 hours. Unmold and cut into slices.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.