Category Archives: casserole

Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Now autumn is here I find myself craving comfort food.  Potatoes have always been a staple in my household and I remember coming home when I was a child to the smell of scalloped potatoes.  This recipe is hot, hearty and delicious.  Make extra as they’ll go fast.

INGREDIENTS

6 medium potatoes

1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese and old cheddar cheese (mixed)Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

1/4 cup flour

2 cups milk

salt

pepper

shredded sage

DIRECTIONS

Slice potatoes and place a layer in an oven safe dish.

Spoon a layer of flour, salt, pepper, cheese and sage over top.

Repeat layering in dish ending with a cheese layer.

Bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit until the potatoes are tender and the cheese has melted.

Serve hot.

 

Breakfast Egg Casserole

You can prepare this casserole the night before you want to serve it  and leave it in the refrigerator until the next morning.  Cook and serve hot.

Ingredients

breakfast-egg-casserole4 slices of multi-grain bread with crusts removed

1 cup sharp cheddar

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 tsp mustard

1/2 tsp salt Continue reading Breakfast Egg Casserole

Veggie Shepherd’s Pie

1 lb of sliced mushroomsVeggieShepherdsPie

2 stalks of cut celery

1 red onion sliced

1 cup corn kernels

2 cups mini carrots

4 cups vegetable stock

1 package of veggie meat substitute

1 tsp dried rosemary

6 sliced, boiled and mashed potatoes

1 cup shredded old cheddar cheese

salt and pepper to taste

Saute mushrooms, celery, rosemary and onion in a frying pan until cooked.

In a stock pot cook carrots in vegetable stock.  Add meat substitute and corn to the pot near the end of cooking.  Remove from heat.  Stir in mushroom mixture.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Pour mixture into a oven proof glass pan.  Top with mashed potatoes and shredded cheddar cheese,  Bake in a 425 degree Fahrenheit oven for 30 minutes.

 

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

This recipe uses condensed mushroom soup to enhance the flavor of the cheese mixture.  Once you’ve tasted this recipe you’ll return to it again and again.

Ingredients

3 cups cooked elbow macaroni

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Add your favorite cheese to this recipe.

1 can condensed mushroom soup

1 1/3 cups milk

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

4 cups grated extra old cheddar cheese Continue reading Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

An excellent recipe for using up cooked turkey and gravy over the holidays.  Creamy potatoes mix with sharp cheese and flavorful turkey in this pie.

Ingredients

2 cups chopped cooked turkey

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Use your favorite vegetables in the recipe

1 cup sliced carrots

1 diced onion

1 cup sliced mushrooms

2 cups turkey or chicken gravy

1 tsp sage

2 cups mashed potatoes Continue reading Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Veggie Casserole

 

2 cups noodles

1/2 yellow pepper – chopped

1/2 red pepper  – chopped

1 cups mushrooms

1 lb veggie ground round (Italian style)

2 onions – chopped

1 large tin diced tomatoes

1 cup

veggie-casserole

veggie stock

grated cheddar cheese

bread crumbs.

Add cooked noodles to peppers, mushrooms, ground round, onions, tomatoes and veggie stock.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Top with grated cheddar cheese and bread crumbs.  Cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until cheese bubbles and peppers are cooked through.