Posts Tagged With: Casserole

Cheesy Rice Casserole

Need a quick side dish, but don’t like to use the boxed stuff?  Here is one for you!

Ingredients:

2 cups hot rice

1 1/3 cup French fried onions

1 cup sour cream

16 oz. jar salsa (You decide hotness!)

1 cup cheddar cheese

Directions:

Mix the rice and 2/3 cup of onions together.

Spoon 1/2 rice into a 2 qt. microwave dish.

Top with sour cream.

Spoon in 1/2 of the salsa and cheese on top.

Cover with remaining rice, salsa and cheese.

Cover and microwave about 8 minutes until hot.

Top with remaining onions and microwave 1 more minute.

Enjoy!!

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Baked Mashed Potatoes

Are you tired of the same old mashed potatoes?  Would you like a new variation that you bake?  Here is a style of mashed potatoes that will give a new twist to what you may normally serve.

Ingredients:

4-5 potatoes

1 can creme of chicken soup

1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese

1/8 tsp. of garlic powder

1 1/2 cup of French fried onions

Directions:

1)  Peel and dice potatoes.

2)  Boil water and cook potatoes until tender

3)  Drain potatoes and mash with a masher

4)  Add soup, cheese and garlic powder to saucepan and stir over medium heat until cheese melts.

5)  Spoon mixture into a baking dish.

6)  Add French fried onions and top with remaining cheese

7)  Bake at 375 for 5-10 minutes

Enjoy!

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Green Bean Casserole

Here’s my second Thanksgiving recipe.

I know there are a few different varieties of green bean casserole.  This is the one I use:

2 cans green beans (drained)

3/4 cup milk

1 can of cream of mushroom soup

1/8 tsp pepper

Mix together into casserole dish.

1 can of French fried onions

Stir in  half of the onions into the casserole.   Set aside the rest for later.

Bake uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes.

Remove casserole after 30 minutes and top the rest of the onions onto the casserole.  Bake 5 more minutes.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

When I think of my family’s Thanksgiving food traditions, I automatically think of three staple foods: Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Casserole and Ambrosia Salad. Those are the three foods I always make at Thanksgiving, no matter where we have our meal! I do make the green bean casserole many times throughout the year, in fact, we are having it today because it’s my daughter’s 14th birthday and she requested it. Now, the sweet potatoes and ambrosia I only make for Thanksgiving. I’m not sure why.   Maybe so we don’t get used to them and have it to look forward to on only one day per year.

I still have to shop for my ingredients. I’m crazy for not having gone to the grocery store yet! I’m sure the store won’t be too crazy, right??

I pulled my recipes out and plan to share them today. I will share on three separate posts starting with Sweet Potato Casserole on this post.

Ingredients:

2 big cans of sweet potatoes

1/4 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup milk

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup margarine

1 cup coconut

1 tsp salt

Directions:  Mix altogether and put in casserole dish.  Cover with the topping.

Topping Ingredients:

1 cup chopped nuts

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup oats

1/2 cup butter

Mix together and place on top of casserole.

Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes.

Enjoy!  I love this recipe!

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