Sunday, May 2, 2010

Weekly Menu

Chicken stir fry
Easy Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
Mash Potato bowls (stolen from KFC)

1 to 1/2 pounds stew beef
1 package egg noodles
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
6 oz sour cream

Prepare noodles as directed. Fry beef and mushrooms in skillet with 2 tablespoon oil.
Drain noodles add beef (can add oil too), soup and sour cream


Easy Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

1 cup fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup KRAFT Italian Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce 1 tsp.
dried oregano leaves
1 lb. boneless beef chuck for stew, cut into 1-1/4-inch cubes 1 lb.
small red potatoes (about 8), cut into bite-size pieces
4 large carrots, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
1 large onion, cut into bite-size pieces
2 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
3 Tbsp. flour
1/4 cup water

Make It!
MIX first 4 ingredients in slow cooker. Add all remaining ingredients except flour and water; toss to coat. Cover with lid. Cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours).

TRANSFER meat and vegetables to serving bowl with slotted spoon; cover with foil.

MIX flour and water until well blended. Whisk into juices in slow cooker; cover. Cook on HIGH 15 min. or until sauce is slightly thickened. Spoon over meat and vegetables.



2 pound chuck
2tsp Italian seasoning
2 28 oz jar spaghetti sauce (your favorite)
2/3 cup water
16 lasagna noodles
1 15 oz carton ricotta cheese (optional)
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Brown meat and seasoning, drain.
Mix spaghetti sauce and water. Place 4 uncooked noodles in lightly greased crockpot.

Layer with beef mixture, sauce and mushrooms.

Spread evenly with ricotta cheese and sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella.

Layer with remaining noodles, meat, sauce mixture, mushrooms and mozzarella cheese.

Cover, cook on high 1 hour.

Reduce heat and cook on low 5 hrs.

Yield: 8 servings


Heather said...

mmmm love that three of your recipes have Easy right in the titles- my types of meals!!

Michelle said...

Mine too!!! All my meals are fairly simple, usually under 10 ingredients (including the spices)...I gotta get it done quick and easy!