Sunday, 11 May 2014

Beef Enchiladas

Yields 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef or 1 package fully cooked shredded beef
½ cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
2 cans (10 ounces each) mild enchilada sauce
8 small corn tortillas (6-7 inches diameter)
¾ cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
sour cream (optional)



Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, onion and garlic over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking beef up into ½-inch crumbles. Pour off drippings. Season withsalt and pepper. Stir in ½-cup enchilada sauce from one can. Set aside remaining sauce from that can.
3. If using fully cooked shredded beef, stir in ½ cup enchilada sauce and follow recipe below.
4. Pour second can of sauce into a shallow dish. Dip tortillas, one at a time, into sauce to coat both sides. Spoon one-eighth of beef mixture evenly down the center of each tortilla and roll up. Place seam-side down in a 13x9-inch baking dish.
5. Cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake in 350°F oven for 15 minutes.
6. Remove foil. Spoon reserved enchilada sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with the cheese. Continue baking uncovered for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with sour cream if desired.

Friday, 14 March 2014

Chocolate and Berries Yogurt Dessert

Prep Time: 40min
Total Time: 4hr40min
Servings: 8
Ingredients
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® double chocolate chip cookie mix
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons water
1 egg
1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries
4 containers (4 oz each) Yoplait® Whips!® raspberry mist yogurt
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
2 tablespoons hot fudge topping
1 cup fresh blueberries

Directions

1Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms.
2On greased cookie sheet, drop dough by tablespoonfuls to make 6 cookies. Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes, remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
3Meanwhile, press remaining dough in bottom and 1 inch up sides of springform pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
4In medium bowl, fold 1/2 cup raspberries into yogurt; spread evenly over crust. Crumble cookies; sprinkle over yogurt mixture. Carefully spread whipped cream evenly over cookie crumbs. Freeze 4 to 5 hours or until firm. Remove sides of pan.
5Drizzle 1 tablespoon fudge topping over dessert. Top with blueberries and remaining raspberries. Drizzle with remaining fudge topping. Store in freezer.
Expert Tips
If frozen overnight, remove from freezer; let stand 15 minutes before cutting.
Source: Bettycrocker.com