Category Archives: Cheeses

All American Burgers

All American Burgers

4 servings

1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon McCormick® Grill Mates® Hamburger Seasoning
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
4 slices Cheddar or American cheese (optional)
8 slices cooked bacon (optional)
4 hamburger rolls

Mix ground beef, ketchup, hamburger seasoning and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl.Shape into four patties.Grill patties over medium heat 4-6 mins per side or until burgers reach an internal temp of 160°F.Add cheese slices to each burger one minute before cooking is completed, and toast buns on the grill, open side down, about 30 secs.Serve burgers with bacon slices on toasted buns, and garnish with desired toppings and condiments.

Erma Bombeck’s Dip

Erma Bombeck’s Dip

1/2 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 cup each finely chopped onion, coarsely grated American cheese
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1-1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 can (8 oz.) pork and beans, mashed
1/4 cup chopped black olives

Using a nonstick skillet, cook beef and 1/4 cup onions for 5 minutes
on medium high. Stir often until beef is lightly browned. Stir in
sauce, chili powder and salt. Bring to simmer. Stir in beans and
simmer 3 – 4 minutes. Turn into chafing dish. Sprinkle with cheese,
olives and rest of onion. Serve with taco chips.

Ranch Beef and Noodle Skillet

Ranch Beef and Noodle Skillet

1 ounce ranch dressing mix
1 pound ground beef, cooked, drained
4 ounces sliced mushrooms, drained
8 ounces wide egg noodles, cook, drain
8 ounces sour cream
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

In saucepan combine all ingredients, except cheese. Heat thoroughly. Sprinkle with cheese.

Garnish with sliced green onions.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
Bread crumbs
1 egg mixed with 1/2 c. milk
8 oz. Swiss cheese, cubed
8 oz. ham, diced
10 oz. can cream of chicken soup
1 c. milk

Dip chunks of chicken in egg/milk mixture, then into bread crumbs, coating well. Brown in a little oil until golden.

Place browned chicken chunks in baking dish. Add cubes of Swiss cheese and small pieces of ham.

Mix cream of chicken soup with the 1 cup of miilk; mix well. Pour over all and bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.

Easy Crunchy Ham Casserole

Easy Crunchy Ham Casserole

2 cups elbow macaroni
l 1/2 cubed ham
1 (10 oz.) can cream of chicken soup
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 c. milk
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen broccoli drained & cooked
1 c. Colby Cheese (grated)
1 can Durkee French onions 

Cook macaroni. Combine macaroni and ham in 3 quart casserole. Blend soup, sour cream and milk. Pour half over macaroni and ham. Arrange broccoli on top. Pour remaining sauce over broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Top with French fried onions. Bake for 5 minutes longer.