Source: Meaty Zucchini Casserole
Chris Gavenda, Wildwood, Mo. For those of you who may not know, the tortilla chips form a crispy crust on the bottom of the casserole.
Ingredients 7oz. bag Nacho Cheese Doritos, crushed 1 lb lean or extra lean ground beef 1/2 cup diced onion (optional) 1 pkg. taco seasoning, mixed according to directions 1 (8 oz.) pkg. shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (8 oz.) pkg. shredded Mozzarella
Source: Taco Casserole – Easy Recipes
2-3 Tbs butter or margarine 3 large sweet onions or 4 medium white or yellow onions 2 c. shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz.) 1 can cream of chicken soup, undiluted** 2/3 c. milk 1 tsp. soy sauce 8 or so slices of French bread
**You can substitute cream of mushroom soup for cream of chicken to make vegetarian.
Slice onions and try not to cry. With this many onions, it’s hard.
Melt butter in a saute pan over medium heat and add onions. Saute onions until clear, a little brown is ok. In a shallow 2 qt. casserole pan, layer onions, 2/3 of cheese and pepper to taste.
In a saucepan, heat soup, milk, and soy sauce, stirring to blend. Pour soup mixture in a casserole and stir gently to mix. Top with bread slices. Bake at 350 uncovered for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, top of bread should be nice and toasted.
Push bread slices under the sauce and top with the remaining cheese
Place casserole back in oven and finish baking for 15 more minutes.
Total prep time: 20 minutes. Total baking time: 30 minutes.
Smothered Green Beans – canned green beans baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce and garlic. This is the most requested green bean recipe in our house.Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make.
When our children were small and I was busy trying to get all those extra things done that are part of a mom’s normal schedule, I would make this quick hot dish. Kids love it.—JoAnn Gunio, Franklin, North Carolina
‘Every time we make it we wake up the next morning and say ‘Is it wrong to have it for breakfast?? It’s that good,’ says Beth.