Category Archives: Vegetables

Barbecued Chuck Roast

Barbecued Chuck Roast

4 pounds Round (7-bone chuck roast), Cut 2″ thick
2 teaspoons Meat tenderizer
3 each Green onions, chopped
1 each Garlic clove
1/4 each Green Pepper (diced)
2 each Stalks Celery, diced
1/2 teaspoon Oregano
1/2 teaspoon Rosemary
1 dash Cayenne
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup Burgundy wine
3 tablespoons Peanut oil
Slash fat edges. Sprinkle both sides of roast evenly with meat tenderizer.
Pierce meat deeply all over with fork.
Place in shallow dish and top with green onions, garlic, green pepper,
celery, oregano, rosemary and cayenne.
Combine worcestershire, burgundy and oil and pour over meat. Refrigerate
overnight, turning meat several times, each time spooning the chopped
ingredients over top again.
Sear both sides over glowing coals. Raise grill and continue cooking,
having meat about six inches from heat, until done as desired. Allow from
50 to 60 minues for total cooking time. Brush frequently during cooking with
any remaining marinade.

Chili with Beef and Beans

Chili with Beef and Beans

2 pounds ground round or ground chuck
1 cup chopped onions
2 cans (16 ounces each) pinto beans or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes
1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
salt to taste

Brown ground beef with onions; drain off excess fat. Combine beef and onions with remaining ingredients in slow cooker. Stir to blend. Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 11 hours.

Congressional Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Congressional Bean Soup

1 lb. small white beans
8 cups water
2 cups ham, diced
1 cup onion, diced
1 cup celery, chopped
2 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 each bay leaf

Assemble ingredients in crockpot. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours or
until beans are tender.
Makes 6 servings.

Lemon Red Potatoes

Crockpot Lemon Red Potatoes

1 1/2 pounds medium red potatoes
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cut a strip of peel from around the middle of each potato. Place potatoes and water in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until tender (do not overcook); drain. Combine butter, lemon juice, parsley and chives; mix well. Pour over the potatoes and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
Yields 6 servings.

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.