Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Special Chili Meatloaf in a pan

A one pan meal to help warm up a party of six - economical and tasty!
1 1/2 pounds fat free mince

3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/3 cup salty biscuits, crumbled
1 egg, slightly beaten
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon chili powder
3/4 teaspoon salt

3 cups mashed potatoes, prepared
1 11-ounce can whole kernel corn combined with choppd  red and green peppers, (drain corn)
1/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced
Sharp cheese, shredded

Heat oven to 375ºF. In large bowl, combine meatloaf ingredients (first 7 ingredients), mixing lightly but thoroughly; gently press into bottom of 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until no longer pink and juices run clear. Carefully pour off drippings.

Meanwhile in medium bowl, combine all topping ingredients except cheese. Spread over meatloaf to edges of pan; sprinkle with cheese (1/2 to 1 cup). Gtill 3 to 4 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes or until top is lightly browned; cut into 6 rectangular servings.

Monday, 14 June 2010

Potato Cheese bread

With cooler weather in the air this is the time to serve soup and bread in the evening.
This bread is an ideal accompanyment to soup - tasty and easy to make.

If you prefer rolls then use the dough only setting on your machine and then shape into rolls - or you could make it by hand ........
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream or sour cream
1/2 cup potato cooking water
1/3 cup plain mashed potatoes, room temperature
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
3 cups bread flour
3/4 cup diced sharp Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup diced onion
1 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast

Place all ingredients in your machine in the order recommended by your machine's manufacturer. Place the pan in your machine. Select the Basic/White cycle and press start.