Chicken Pot Pie

INGREDIENTS
4 frozen buttermilk biscuits
1 1/2 c. chicken stock
1 c. whole milk
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning
1 chopped small onion
1 c. Matchstick Carrots
3 tbsp. butter
2 c. shredded rotisserie chicken
1 c. frozen cut green beans
2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
Biscuits, for serving

DIRECTIONS
1) Prepare 4 frozen buttermilk biscuits according to package directions.

2) Meanwhile, in a large mason jar, shake together chicken stock, whole milk, flour, and poultry seasoning.
Cook onion and carrots in butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until softened, 2 to 3 minutes.
Slowly whisk in milk mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, until thickened, 6 to 8 minutes.

3) Stir in shredded rotisserie chicken, green beans, and flat-leaf parsley and cook until warm, 4 to 5 minutes. Season with kosher salt and black pepper. Serve topped with biscuits.

Pepper Steak

SEE NOTES BELOW

INGREDIENTS
2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
4 tsp. packed brown sugar
1 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 lb. flank steak, thinly sliced against the grain
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 c. low-sodium soy sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. freshly minced ginger
Mushrooms
1 Onion, chopped
Cooked white rice, for serving

INSTRUCTIONS

1) Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk the soy sauce with the vinegar, sugar, and cornstarch. Set aside.
2) In a large skillet over high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add flank steak, season with salt, and cook
until cooked through and seared on all sides, about 8 minutes. Remove steak to a plate.
3) Add 1 tablespoon remaining oil and red and green bell peppers to the skillet. Cook until softened, about 4 minutes.
Add the garlic and ginger and cook stirring until fragrant. Return the beef to the skillet and pour over prepared sauce.
Cook, stirring, until the sauce is glossy about 2 minutes more.
4) Serve with rice.

NOTES

  • Would be good to add mushrooms and onions

Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 12 lasagna noodles uncooked
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese divided
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 egg beaten

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Rinse under cold water and set aside.
  • Brown beef, sausage, onion and garlic over medium high heat until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  • Stir in pasta sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning. Simmer 5 minutes.
  • Combine 1-1/2 cups mozzarella, ricotta, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, parsley and egg.
  • Add 1 cup meat sauce to a 9×13 pan. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Layer with 1/3 of the cheese mixture and 1 cup of meat sauce. Repeat finishing with noodles topped with sauce.
  • Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes. Uncover, add cheese and bake an additional 15 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Broil 2-3 minutes if desired.
    Rest 10-15 minutes before cutting.