Thursday, May 10, 2012


i finally decided to test  a couple of the recipes i had pinned on pinterest.  both were delicious and simple!!

beef pot pie cupcakes

  • 1/4 pound lean ground beef, browned & drained well
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounce) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 12 Pillsbury Grands home style refrigerated biscuits
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except biscuits. Reserve half of the cheese for topping.
  3. Spray muffin tin with cooking spray. Form biscuits to each muffin cup.
  4. Evenly spoon beef mixture into each cup. Top with remaining cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until biscuits are golden brown & cheese is melted.

taco stuffed pasta shells

Ingredients:1lb ground beef
1 package taco seasoning
1 4 once package cream cheese
12 large pasta shells
1 cup salsa
1 cup taco sauce
1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
1 cup Monterey jack cheese (shredded)
1 ½ cups tortilla chips (crushed)
3 green onions (chopped)
1 cup sour cream
Step 1: In a fry pan cook ground beef and add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. Add cream cheese cover and simmer until cheese is melted. Blend well. Set aside and allow to fully cool. While burger is cooking cook the pasta shells, drain and toss well with butter.
Step 2:  Pour salsa in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
Step 3: Stuff each shell with the meat mixture. Place the stuffed shells in the baking dish and cover the tops of the shells with taco sauce.
Step 4: Cover and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Step 5: After 30 minutes, uncover, and sprinkle crushed chips and shredded cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses on top.  Cook for about 15 more minutes. Serve with sour cream, additional salsa, black olives or whatever you think goes good with tacos!

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