Archives: ground beef

Asian Lettuce Wraps

October 4, 2010 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Asian, Beef, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Snack, Turkey.

Make your friends happy by bringing these delicious Asian Lettuce Wraps to the next gathering. They’ve got loads of flavor and are super easy to make. I guarantee you won’t have any leftovers, which is kind of a bad thing since they’re so good. I substituted ground turkey (93% lean) for the ground beef, and used Romaine • Read More »

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Chile Mac

September 13, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Beef, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

Now that we’re heading into Autumn, it’s time to start hauling out the comfort food recipes!!! Chile Mac, a simple and comforting dish, is nothing fancy but it is a good, quick weeknight dinner. Plus, it’s fairly inexpensive to make and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a crowd. I usually use beef broth instead of chicken broth, and • Read More »

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Real Sloppy Joes

May 11, 2010 | By andrea | 16 Comments | Filed in: Beef, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich.

When I think of sloppy joes, the old Saturday Night Live Lunch Lady skit with Adam Sandler & Chris Farley comes to mind. It’s quite funny if you haven’t seen it (and if you have seen it, it’s worth another viewing). I can’t remember when I had my first sloppy joe but I know I’ve • Read More »

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Beef & Black Bean Chili with Chipotle & Avocado

January 19, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Beef & Black Bean Chili with Chipotle & Avocado | Filed in: Beef, Chili, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

This delicious chili is easy to make and loaded with flavor. I love the combination of the creamy avocados with the smokiness of the chipotle pepper. Mmmm, this recipe is a winner! I started with cooking the beef most of the way then added the onions to the pot while the beef finished cooking (therefore eliminating the remove-the-beef-from-the-pot • Read More »

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