Easy Beef & Lamb Gyros

Gyros sounded really delicious! I wish I could have used just lamb, but it was ridiculously expensive. I wanted to try making pita bread and they turned out amazing and my house smells so delicious! Meat: 1 pound lean Ground Beef 1 pound Ground Lamb 2 cloves Garlic; grated 1 small Onion; grated 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Easy Beef & Lamb Gyros”

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”

Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers

Andrew and I went to a German butcher last weekend and they had jalapeño cheddar burger patties that really intrigued us. They were $6.50 a burger, so I wanted to see if I could recreate them just a little cheaper. I made some everything bagel seasoning buns to go with them. They were really delicious!Continue reading “Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers”

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”