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”

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”

Kung Pao Beef Meatballs

It’s been a crazy couple of months! Between moving and getting married, things have been bonkers. I’m finally back at it and I had some ground beef that needed to used up. I knew I wanted to make Kung Pao…something. But something with texture and bite! This really hit the spot and my husband absolutelyContinue reading “Kung Pao Beef Meatballs”

Traditional Navajo Tacos

Who else LOVES Navajo/Fry Bread Tacos? So. Delicious! And they’re really easy to make too! I usually make them with stewed ancho chicken, but I opted for the more traditional ground beef this time. Beef: 1 lb lean Ground Beef ½ cup Bell Pepper; cored and chopped 1 can Pinto Beans ⅓ cup Taco SeasoningContinue reading “Traditional Navajo Tacos”