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Roasted red pepper dip

from Diane B.’s book, Corvallis, OR

Ingredients

2 lge red bell peppers
2 lge unpeeled garlic cloves
1 8 oz Neufchatel cheese
2 t. balsamic vinegar
1/4 t. salt
1/8- 1/4 t. crushd red pepper

Preparation instructions

To shorten preparation of this recipe, you can buy the bottled roasted red peppers. If not, then, cut peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place peppers, skin sides up, on a foil lined baking sheet. Flatten with hand. Add garlic to sheet and broil 4 minutes. Turn garlic over; broil 4 min or until blackened. remove garlic from sheet, set aside. Broil peppers an additional 2 min or until blackened. Place peppers in a zip loc bag and seal. Let stand for 15 min. Peel peppers and garlic. Discard skins.
Place roasted peppers and garlic in food processor and process until smooth. Add cheese and process until smooth. Spoon mixture into bowl and blend in balsamic vinegar, salt and red pepper. Serve immediately or cover and chill. Serve with raw veggies and crackers.

Submitted by: Diane B

Meatball subs

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

1 lb Ground beef
2 Tbsp. minced garlic
1Tbsp. worchester sauce
1 tsp. oregano
salt
pepper
1/2 cup finely chopped spinach (optional)
2Tbsp. olive oil
8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 diced tomato
2 tsp. oregano
Mozzerella cheese
Hoagie Rolls or French Bread Loaf

Preparation instructions

Mix the ground beef with the garlic, worchester sauce, and oregano. Add dashes of salt and pepper. Add the spinach. Divide mixture into 1-2 inch pieces and roll into balls. Place large skillet on the stove and add olive oil, turn to medium heat and add meatballs. Cook until no longer pink. Add tomato sauce, tomato, salt, pepper and oregano. Heat through.

Turn on the oven to 350 degrees. On a cookie sheet cut the hogie rolls or french bread and dig a small trench in the bread. Put meatballs into the trench of the bread and add sauce. Place strips of mozzerella cheese over the meatballs and sauce and put in the oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Add fries and a salad on the side.

Submitted by: Mandy D

Barq’s

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

1 med onion- chopped fine
1/2C. celery- diced
1 lb hamburger
3/4 cup catsup
2T brown sugar
1/2C. water
1T Worcestershire Sauce
2T Apple Cider Vinegar
1T mustard
lots of salt & Pepper

Preparation instructions

Brown hamburger, onion, and celery together in a frying pan. Break up hamburger with a large fork, mix together, and add:
3/4 C. catsup, 2T brown sugar, 1/2 C. water, 1T Worcestershire sauce,
2 T Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 T Mustard, & lots of Salt & Pepper.

Simmer for 20 min.

Submitted by: Rebecca P

Potato salad

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

8 medium potatoes, peeled
4 eggs
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery

Dressing:
2/3 cup Mayonaise
1/4 cup mustard
2 tbsp pickle juice
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation instructions

Boil potatoes until tender and then cut up and cool. Boil the eggs until firm (about 15 minutes) and then rough chop and cool. Once both are cooled put together in a large bowl and add onion and celery. Mix dressing ingredients together. You can adjust levels of ingredients by taste or texture. If you like a thicker dressing, increase amounts of mayo, mustard and pickle juice. Add the dressing to the potato mixture and mix well. Chill before serving.

Submitted by: Mandy D

Hamburger soup

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
2 cups water
2 beef boullion cubes
3 tsp. worchestire sauce
1 can tomato sauce
4 large potatoes diced
1 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 chopped onion
1/2 a zuchinni diced (optional)
1 tomato (optional)
salt
pepper

Preparation instructions

Brown the hamburger in a large pot. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until vegetables are tender. Add cayenne pepper for a spicier version.

Submitted by: Mandy D

Prairie village barque

from Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

10lb ground beef
3T white sugar
1lb onion, chopped
3T brown sugar
1(51oz) can tomato soup
1T accent salt
1T lawry’s seasoned salt
4T prpared mustard
1T pepper
4T salt
1 1/2 c oatmeal

Preparation instructions

Brown ground beef and add sugar while browning. Drain if necessary. Add remaining ingredients and simmer until all is heated through.

Submitted by: Susan W

Stroganoff

from Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

1 lb hamburger
1 can cream of chicken soup
8 oz sour cream
1 4oz can of mushrooms
garlic salt
pepper
egg noodles

Preparation instructions

Brown hamburger, drain. Add cream of chicken soup, sourcream, & mushrooms. Mix in pepper and garlic salt to taste.

Boil noodles according to the package.

Sometimes I add a second can of cream of chicken soup, 8 oz of sourcream, and another can of mushrooms to make extra sauce for leftovers.

Submitted by: Rebecca P

Broccoli-cheese soup

by Mandy D.’s book, Colton, SD

Ingredients

1 1/2 c. boiling water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen, chopped broccoli
2 T. finely-chopped onion
2 T. margarine
3 T. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 c. milk
5 oz. shredded Velveeta cheese (1 c.)

Preparation instructions

Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the boiling water; add broccoli and cook. Remove from heat.

In another pan, cook onion in margarine. Do not brown. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; remove from heat. Stir in part of the milk until you have a paste. Add remaining milk and cheese until melted. Add broccoli and the liquid. Heat until steaming, but do not boil.

Submitted by: Joyce K