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Beef Tips & Gravy

Beef Tips & Gravy

Beef Tips & Gravy I usually buy a large roast and cut these myself. It’s cheaper that way.   Beef Tips & Gravy   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 2 hours 30 mins Total time 2 hours 50 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Recipe […]

Instant Pot Bang Bang Chicken

Instant Pot Bang Bang Chicken

Instant Pot Bang Bang Chicken I love my Instant Pot, so I’m always looking for different things to make. This one comes out really good.  Since hubby and I aren’t real big on the hot spicy stuff, I cut way back on the Siriracha sauce. […]

Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Dirty Rice with Shrimp

Dirty Rice with Shrimp

This recipe is great with my go-to side dish – a big green salad. 

Dirty Rice with Shrimp
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Cajun
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup uncooked rice
  • 1 bay leave
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ tsp + ½ tsp paprika
  • ⅛ tsp + ½ tsp thyme
  • 1 lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 bell peppers I used 1 green & 1 orange
  • 1 lb chopped chicken breast, cooked (leftover chicken works great)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 scallions chopped
Instructions
  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions in water along with 1 bay leaf, ¼ tsp salt, ⅛ tsp cayenne, ⅛ tsp paprika and ⅛ tsp thyme.
  2. When the rice is almost ready, heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat, and cook shrimp until done, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Discard liquid from shrimp in the skillet, and heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion, garlic, celery, and bell peppers. Saute on medium heat until soft about 5 minutes. Season with salt, freshly ground black pepper, cumin, remaining cayenne, paprika and thyme.
  4. Add cooked rice, chicken and shrimp to the skillet, toss, cover and cook for a couple of minutes. Serve warm and sprinkle some scallions on top. Enjoy!

 

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage

Instant Pot Cajun Rice with Chicken & Sausage I grew up in Massachusetts. During my lifetime I’ve lived in alot of different places. One of them was on the Gulf Coast close to New Orleans. While there, I learned how to cook Cajun foods.  I […]

Southwest Chicken

Southwest Chicken

Southwest Chicken This is great for using leftover chicken – or maybe even some leftover turkey after Thanksgiving. Southwest Chicken   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins   Adapted from Beth at budgetbytes.com Author: Marsha Powell Recipe type: […]

Autumn Rice Pudding

Autumn Rice Pudding

Autumn Rice Pudding

Warm this up for a good breakfast.  I made it often during the winter for the kids. At least I knew they had a full tummy when they went to school.

Autumn Rice Pudding
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 cups milk, divided
  • 1 cup instant white rice, uncooked
  • 1 green or red apple, chopped
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. Bring 1 cup of the milk to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in rice, apple, raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare pudding in large bowl as directed on package with remaining 2 cups milk.
  3. Stir rice mixture into prepared pudding. Stir in walnuts. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm or chilled

 

Carrots and Rice

Carrots and Rice

Carrots and Rice I don’t remember where I got this one.  But, I do remember making it for the kids, so I’ve had it for a while. I made it for hubby the other night and I don’t think I had enough sauce. It was […]

Chicken Waikiki Beach

Chicken Waikiki Beach

Chicken Waikiki Beach This isn’t really an Asian dish. I think it would be considered Polynesian. But, what ever it is, it sure is good! My sister gave me this recipe many years ago. Chicken Waikiki Beach   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time […]

Stuffed Peppers for 2

Stuffed Peppers for 2

Stuffed Peppers for 2

Since it’s just hubby and myself now, I’m always on the lookout for great recipes that only serve 2 people. We don’t mind leftovers but I’d rather not have them hanging around.

I usually have these with a nice green salad.

Stuffed Peppers for 2
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 medium green or red bell peppers
  • ½ lb. ground beef
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce, divided
  • ¼ cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped onion
  • ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
Instructions
  1. Cut tops off peppers and discard; remove seeds. Blanch peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside. In a bowl combine beef, ¼ cup of tomato sauce, rice, 2 Tbsp. of cheese, onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and egg; mix well.
  2. Stuff the peppers; place in an ungreased 1½ quart baking dish. Pour the remaining tomato sauce over peppers.
  3. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and peppers are tender.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; return to the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

 

CrockPot Pepper Steaks

CrockPot Pepper Steaks

These are just totally fantastic! I remember making these many years ago. I think I’ll have to make sure I have all the ingredients and make them again.  CrockPot Pepper Steaks   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 7 hours Total time 7 hours […]

Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   Author: Marsha Powell Serves: 4 Ingredients ¾ cup raw rice 1 cup half & half 1 cup milk 4 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. brown sugar ¼ tsp. […]

One Pot Red Beans & Rice

One Pot Red Beans & Rice

One Pot Red Beans & Rice

We have this every so often. I like it best with the andouille sausage. Of course, you must have some cornbread on the side.

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One Pot Red Beans & Rice
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound cajun smoked sausage, andouille, or other smoked sausage, sliced into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2½ cups chicken broth
  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans red beans (or red kidney beans), drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • creole seasoning
Instructions
  1. Add the vegetable oil to a large dutch oven over medium heat. Add the sliced sausage and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the onion, green pepper, and celery. Cook 7 to 8 minutes, or until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the broth and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in the beans and rice. Reduce the heat to a simmer and add creole seasoning to taste. Cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the rice is tender.

 

Atlanta Pork Chops & Rice

Atlanta Pork Chops & Rice

[lt_recipe name=”Atlanta Pork Chops & Rice” servings=”4″ prep_time=”30M” cook_time=”30M” total_time=”1H” difficulty=”Easy” summary=”All you need for a complete meal is a green veggie.” print=”yes” image=”https://thebellyrules.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/AtlantaPorkChopsRice-300×213.jpg” ingredients=”4 good-sized boneless pork chops;2 Tbsp. oil;1/4 c. celery, sliced thin;2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce;1 medium chopped onion;1 1/2 c. […]

Beef & Broccoli Rice

Beef & Broccoli Rice

[lt_recipe name=”Beef & Broccoli Rice” servings=”4″ prep_time=”10M” cook_time=”30M” total_time=”40M” difficulty=”Easy” summary=”The Texas Beef Council http://www.txbeef.org/” print=”yes” image=”https://thebellyrules.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/beefbroccoli-Rice.jpg” ingredients=”1 pound beef top round steak — cut 3/4 inch thick; 3 tablespoons butter — divided; 2 cloves garlic — crushed; 1/4 teaspoon salt; 1/8 teaspoon pepper; 1 […]