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Italian Meatball Burger

This is one of the best burgers I’ve ever had/made! This meatball burger is to die for. The basil, cheese, and sauce gives this burger so much flavor. Servings: 4-5 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes

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Frito Pie

One of my favorite dishes that my Granddad made growing up is Frito Pie. I mean how can you turn down seasoned ground beef, cheese, and Fritos! This is one of those meals I also used to help Granddad make. This is a great meal to prepare with your kids, because it’s easy to prepare …

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Cheesy Hamburger Potato One-Pot Dish

I recently had a week, where I decided I was not going to the grocery store. What we ate for dinner would come only from ingredients we had in the pantry/fridge/freezer. One of the nights, I looked in the fridge and saw a pound of ground beef, an onion, and about a half of red …

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One-Pot Tamale Pie

I am constantly on the lookout for new Mexican dishes. I found this recipe for Tamale Pie and knew I had to try it. I decided to adapt it a bit and make into a One-Pot Tamale Pie. This recipe brought me back to the days when my Granddad would crack open a can of …

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One-Pot Chili Mac

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. hamburger meat 2 tbs. of minced garlic 1 small onion, diced 1 can of tomato sauce 3 cups water 10 oz elbow macaroni sprinkle of salt and pepper 1/3 cup of Chili Powder 1 can of black, pinto, or kidney beans (rinsed/drained) …

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One-Pot Cowboy Chili with Cornbread

Lately I’ve really been thinking about one-pot meals. Who doesn’t love making dinner and just dirtying one, single pot or pan? I know I do. This One-Pot Cowboy Chili is quite simple and with a house full of guys I need lots of food. This meal is one that has them pushing back from the …

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Lasagna

Lasagna has been one of those dishes that I have struggled with and finally quit trying. Drew gave me a cookbook for Christmas called Gooseberry Patch 5 Ingredient Family Favorites and it has the recipe in there, so I decided to give it a try again. I did have to improvise, because I didn’t have …

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Taco Soup {Crockpot}

I am always trying to figure out easy Mexican dishes, as well as meals that can be made quickly or in the crockpot. This recipe fits the bill for all 3 of those requests. I make this in the crockpot, but you could easily put this in a pot and cook on medium-high for 30 …

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Chorizo Empanadas

Happy National Empanada Day! Celebrate by trying these easy Chorizo Empanadas. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. Chorizo 1 onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, well drained 1 box refrigerated pie …

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Mexican Stuffed Shells

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 25 min. Cooking Time: 25 min. Ingredients 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 large can of enchilada sauce 2 tbs. taco seasoning 1 cup of finely chopped onion 1 can (8 oz.) fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and …

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Shepherd’s Pie

It’s about that time to pull out all those Irish meals to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day. One of my all time favorites over the last few years has been Shepherd’s Pie. It’s so easy and such a great comfort food. Perfect for those still chili nights! Servings: Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 …

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Chimichangas

This is a recipe for one of my favorite Mexican dishes, Chimichangas. I could totally eat tacos or burritos once or twice a week with no complaints. However, the fam is not huge fans of tacos. With that being said, I’ve had to come up with some new Mexican dishes. I always know that a …

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Tater Tot Hamburger Pie

The other night I found a package of tater tots that I had forgotten about. Since I had forgotten they were in there means, they had been in there too long. I decided I needed to use them. I was able to whip up this Tatortot Hamburger Pie, which my family enjoyed. Servings: 4 Prep …

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Chili {Crockpot}

It has been crazy, crazy cold. We got back home on Monday from 80° South Florida weather for 11 days, so this is quite a shock to the system. It was 14° yesterday with a windchill of -2°. I know you folks in the North have no pity on me, but I’ll just say I …

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Sloppy Joe Pasta

Servings: 6-8 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbs. dark brown sugar 3 tbs. red wine vinegar 3 tbs. Worcestershire sauce 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tbs. minced garlic 1 diced small green bell pepper 1 diced small …

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Raviolo Soup

I’ve tried my hand at Ravioli soup and finally after the 3rd try I think I nailed it! This is so easy. Done in less than 30 minutes as long as you don’t have to thaw the meat. A true crowd pleaser. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbs. …

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Southwest Casserole

Those of you who know me well, know I’m a big fan of Mexican food. This Southwest Casserole is a great spin on some of my favorite Tex-Mex recipes. Beef, black beans, corn, and tortilla chips…Yep, that’s all I needed to hear. This is another great recipes that can be made ahead of time or …

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Bacon Cheeseburger Roll-Ups

I love bacon cheeseburgers, or any variation, so I was super excited to find this Bacon Cheeseburger Roll-Up Recipe. My recipe is a little different than the original in that I used homemade pizza dough as well as a couple other additions, I made. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: …

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Stuffed Pasta Shells

This recipe for Stuffed Pasta Shells is on of my absolute favorites. It does require more prep time than I prefer, but I usually make at least 2 batches and free one. Who doesn’t love freeze ahead meals? 2 bangs for your buck! Servings: 8 Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients 1 …

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