Main Dishes

Marinated Flank Steak

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceCarol Rehder (1972)
Prep time24 hours
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time24 hours, 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lb
flank steak (up to 2 lbs)
3⁄4 c
maple-flavored syrup
2 T
soy sauce
1⁄4 c
vinegar
2 t
dry mustard
1 t
salt
1⁄2 t
pepper

Instructions

Put steak in shallow baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over meat. Refrigerate for 24 hours, turning steak several times. Remove steak from marinade and put in broiler pan. Broil 5 inches from heat about 5 minutes on each side for medium. Starting at narrow end, cut in thin diagonal slices on grain.

Sicillian Meat Roll

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceCindi Leeman (1994)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time1 hour, 20 minutes
Total time1 hour, 50 minutes

Ingredients

2
eggs (beaten)
3⁄4 c
soft bread crumbs (1 slice)
1⁄2 c
tomato juice
2 T
parsley (snipped)
1⁄2 t
dried oregano (crushed)
1⁄4 t
salt
1⁄4 t
pepper
1 clv
garlic (or 1/2 tsp)
2 lb
lean ground beef
8 sli
boiled ham (sliced thin)
1 1⁄2 c
mozzarella cheese (6 oz, shredded)
3 sli
mozzarella cheese (sliced diagonally)

Instructions

Combine eggs, bread crumbs, tomato juice, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and garlic. Stir in ground beef, mixing well. On wax paper, pat meat to a 10 x 12-inch rectangle. Arrange ham slices on top of meat. Sprinkle cheese over ham. Roll meat from short end, seal edges and end. Place roll, seam slice down, in baking dish. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Place cheese wedges over top and return to oven until cheese melts.

Easy Ham & Cheese Pie

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1979)
Prep time20 minutes
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time1 hour, 5 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄4 c
ham (minced, cooked)
1 c
Swiss cheese (shredded)
2 T
chives (minced, optional)
1
9-inch pie shell (unbaked)
3
eggs
1 c
milk
1⁄4 t
salt
1⁄8 t
pepper

Instructions

Combine ham, cheese and chives and place in pie shell. Beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper until frothy and pour over ham mixture. Bake in preheated 375° oven for 45 minutes, or until set and golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes prior to serving.

Vietnamese Chicken

Summary

Yield
3 Servings
SourceJulie Waddell (1993)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time55 minutes
Total time1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

8
chicken drumsticks (or 12 chicken wings)
1 T
vegetable oil
1⁄4 c
soy sauce
2 T
lemon juice
1⁄4 t
powdered garlic
1⁄4 t
black pepper
1⁄2 t
sugar
1 t
oyster sauce

Instructions

Mix all ingredients, except chicken, and pour mixture over chicken pieces in a foil-lined baking pan. Marinate chicken in pan 2 hours or more. Preheat oven to 375°. Bake chicken 55 minutes, basting occasionally with marinade. Serves 3 to 4 adults.

Chicken Cacciatore

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceCarl Anderson (1984)
Prep time20 minutes
Cooking time1 hour, 5 minutes
Total time1 hour, 25 minutes

Ingredients

3 lb
frying chicken pieces
1⁄4 c
olive oil
1
onion (large, sliced)
2 clv
garlic (minced)
1 cn
tomatoes (16-oz)
1 cn
tomato sauce (8-oz)
1⁄3 c
teriyaki sauce
1 t
oregano (crumbled)
2
bay leaves

Instructions

Brown chicken pieces thoroughly in hot oil in large deep frying pan or Dutch oven; remove. Add onion and garlic to oil and cook until onion is translucent. Stir in remaining ingredients. Arrange chicken pieces in sauce. Cover and simmer 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Discard bay leaves. Serve chicken and sauce on bed of spaghetti or noodles. 4 to 6 servings.

Rancho Chicken

Summary

Yield
9 Servings
SourceSharon Hammond (2002)
Prep time20 minutes
Cooking time50 minutes
Total time1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
condensed cream of mushroom soup (10 1/2-oz, reduced-fat, reduced-sodium)
1 cn
condensed cream of chicken soup (10 1/2-oz, reduced-fat, reduced-sodium)
1 cn
diced tomatoes with green chilies with liquid (10-oz)
1
red bell pepper (medium, chopped)
1
onion (medium, chopped)
1 1⁄2 t
chili powder
1⁄4 t
black pepper
12
corn tortillas (6- to 7-inch, cut into bite-size strips)
2 1⁄2 c
chicken breast (cooked, or up to 3 c, chopped OR 2 cans 12 1/2-oz drained chicken breast)
1 pk
sharp cheddar cheese (8-oz, reduced-fat, shredded)
 
tomatoes (sliced, for garnish)
 
scallions (sliced, for garnish)

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Combine soups, tomatoes with chilies and liquid, bell pepper, onion, chili powder and black pepper; mix well. Set aside. To Assemble: Sprinkle about 1/3 of the corn tortilla strips over bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Layer half of the chicken over tortilla strips; continue with half the soup mixture, half the cheese and another 1/3 of tortilla strips. Layer with remaining chicken, soup mixture and tortilla strips. Bake, tightly covered with foil, 45 minutes, or until bubbly around the edges and center is hot. Increase heat to 400 degrees. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven. Top with sliced tomatoes and scallions. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Tuna Burgers

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceFran Burkett (1973)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time5 minutes
Total time15 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
tuna (7-oz, flaked and drained)
1⁄2 t
paprika
1 ds
salt
1⁄4 c
celery (chopped)
1 ds
cayenne
1⁄2 c
mayonnaise
4
Hamburger buns (split and buttered)
1⁄4 c
green pepper (chopped)
1⁄4 t
pepper

Instructions

Preheat broiler. Mix all ingredients well in mixing bowl, except buns. Spread on lower half of buns and place in broiler pan. Broil 3 or 4 inches from heat for 5 minutes. Top with top half of bun.

60-Minute Pizza Crescent

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceBetty Sheridan (1986)
Prep time35 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time1 hour

Ingredients

3 1⁄4 c
flour (all-purpose)
1 T
margarine (softened)
1 t
salt
1⁄3 c
pizza sauce (up to 1/2 c)
1⁄2 t
Italian seasonings
1 c
mozzarella cheese (shredded)
1 pk
Fleischmann's Rapid Rise yeast
1
egg white (beaten)
 
toppings (pepperoni, mushrooms, etc., optional)
1 c
hot water (125° to 130°)

Instructions

Set aside 1 cup flour. Mix remaining flour, salt, Italian seasoning and yeast. Stir in hot water and margarine. Mix in enough reserved flour to make soft dough. Knead 4 minutes. Roll dough to 16 x 6-inch rectangle. Spread sauce on center length. Top with cheese and any additional topping. Seal long edges over filling; seal ends. Shape into crescent on greased baking sheet; cover. Place boiling water in large shallow pan. Place sheet over pan; let dough rise 15 to 20 minutes. Make several slashes on top. Brush with egg white. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes, or until done. Cool slightly; serve warm. Makes 1 loaf.

Meatless Main Dish

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceVirginia Ress (1975)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2 pk
brown rice
3
tomatoes (fresh, chopped, canned may also be used)
1⁄4 lb
butter
1
zucchini (medium size)
1
onion (medium size, chopped)
1⁄2 c
blanched almonds
 
salt (to taste)

Instructions

Cook brown rice according to package directions. Sauté onion in butter. Add chopped tomatoes and thinly sliced zucchini. Add rice to vegetables and salt to taste. Add almonds.

Healthy Burger

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceRuth McNeil, Main Library (2007)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time25 minutes

Ingredients

1
egg
1 lb
ground beef or turkey
3⁄4 c
frozen spinach
1⁄2 c
red, green, and/or yellow bell peppers (chopped)
1⁄2 c
feta cheese
1⁄4 c
fresh cilantro (finely chopped)
1 T
garlic powder
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)
3 T
olive oil

Instructions

Beat egg, then mix all ingredients. Form four 1/4 lb. burgers. Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add burgers, cover and cook to desired doneness.

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