Marsala Beef Tips & Gravy

Beef Tips and Gravy sounded so good! I added some Marsala wine and WOW! It added so much depth to the dish! It got an A+ from the husband! Beef Tips: 2 lbs Chuck Roast; cubed ¼ cup Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder Salt and Pepper to Taste — Gravy: 1 Tablespoon Butter 1 largeContinue reading “Marsala Beef Tips & Gravy”

Air Fryer Burger Croquettes

These were so good! We couldn’t decide on a sauce to serve it with, I chose gravy and Andrew chose BBQ sauce. Very tasty either way. Potatoes: 2 lbs Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed 1 large Onion; chopped 2 Tablespoons Butter 4 oz Cream Cheese 2 cloves Garlic; minced 2 large Eggs ½ cup A/PContinue reading “Air Fryer Burger Croquettes”

Kung Pao Beef Lettuce Wraps

My favorite I-don’t-want-to-cook-dinner dinner. I keep a mason jar of this sauce in my fridge just in case and it comes together in a flash.  Filling: 2 lbs Lean Ground Beef 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil ¼ teaspoon Ginger; grated ½ cup Carrots; chopped 1 small Onion; chopped 1 clove Garlic; finely minced 1 small Zucchini;Continue reading “Kung Pao Beef Lettuce Wraps”

Kung Pao Meatball Stuffed Zucchini

A fun little twist on my normal Kung Pao Meatballs. Kung Pao Meatball Stuffed Zucchini! It’s a great way of getting your veggies and fiber in. If you don’t like heat, you can omit the Thai chiles or substitute them with sweet bell pepper for a little pop of color and crunch. Meatballs: 1 ½ lbsContinue reading “Kung Pao Meatball Stuffed Zucchini”

Weeknight Cottage Pie

I had some leftover pomme puree from class and thought it would make an amazing topping for cottage pie! I had some leftover honey cornbread and steamed broccoli from last night’s dinner. Easy weeknight dinner! Beef Filling: 2 lbs Ground Beef 1 cup Onion; diced ½ cup Carrots; diced 1 cup Mushrooms; minced 3 clovesContinue reading “Weeknight Cottage Pie”

InstaPot Ancho Oxtail Tacos

It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Pink tortillas sounded fun and Andrew got a kick out of them. I’d never cooked or eaten oxtails before, but wow am I a fan now! The meat was so tender and rich. Perfect for tacos! Oxtails: 2 whole Oxtails 1 Tablespoon Ancho ChileContinue reading “InstaPot Ancho Oxtail Tacos”

Mongolian Beef & Noodles

I wanted to do something a little different with the ground beef I had defrosted. Mongolian Beef & Noodles! It was really good with a little bit of kick. It also comes together really quickly, which is really awesome! 8 oz. Fettuccine or Linguini 2 lbs Ground Beef 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Hoisin SauceContinue reading “Mongolian Beef & Noodles”

French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake

I love repurposing leftovers! I had some of the gravy leftover from the other night as well as some ground beef and veggies I needed to use up. I figured I’d toss them together in a casserole. 2 ½ lbs Ground Beef 3 cups Broccoli 1 large Zucchini; chopped 1 cup Carrots; chopped 1 cupContinue reading “French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake”

Cincinatti Style Smoky Chili

It’s a bit nippy out so dinner tonight really hit the spot! Smoky Chili done Cincinnati style. It makes a great freezer meal, so I always make a ton of it and store it for those days where I don’t have time to cook. 1 ½ lbs Ground Beef 1 lb Italian Sausage 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Cincinatti Style Smoky Chili”

Weeknight Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is what’s for dinner! I wanted to make the more traditional version which takes longer and is simmered in red wine. It was definitely worth the wait and the beef was tender enough to cut with a fork!  4 cups white rice or pasta; cooked — Beef: 2 lb London Broil; trimmed &Continue reading “Weeknight Beef Stroganoff”