Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Here's some Recipes for yous...

I have to apologize, I've been so busy that I didn't remember until now to post something for today. So I thought that I would pass along some recipes. I hope that yous like them. Have a awesome day! Enjoy...

Tomato Salad

1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
2 cups sliced field tomatoes
2 cups halved red or yellow cherry tomatoes
2 cups quartered plum tomatoes
1 cup sliced red onions
3 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Slice sun-dried tomatoes ( I used the ones packed in a jar in oil). Place field tomatoes on a platter. Layer with plum tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes and red onions. Whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and pepper. pour over tomatoes just before serving. Serves 6-8.
This is wonderful tasting as well as an attractive salad.

Hoisin Garlic Burgers

1 lb. lean ground beef
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped green onions
3 tbsp. chopped parsley
2 tbsp. hoisin sauce
2 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. minced ginger root
1 egg
2 tbsp. water
2 tbsp. hoisin sauce
1 tsp. sesame oil

In bowl combine ground beef, bread crumbs, green onions, parsley, first hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger root and egg. Mix well. Makes 4 to 5 burgers.
In small bowl whisk together water, second hoisin sauce and sesame oil. Brush half of the sauce over top of burgers.
Place on greased grill and BBQ for 10 to 15 minutes (or until no longer pink inside). Turn patties, once and brush with remaining sauce.
dress your burger and enjoy!


This recipe is a really nice end to a pizza party.

1 frozen pizza dough
1 pkg. cream cheese
2 tablespoons sour cream
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 can pie mix fruit (your choice)

Thaw pizza dough and roll out to the size of a pizza pan. Pick the pizza dough all over with a fork, this prevents bubbles in the dough. Bake in 500 degree oven for about 5-10 minutes till golden brown. Soften cream cheese and mix with sour cream and cinnamon. When pizza crust is cool, top with cream cheese mixture. Spread to edges of crust. Top with can of fruit of your choice. You can also top with a variety of fresh fruit (sliced strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwi etc.)
Slice and enjoy. Serves 8-10

BBQ Burgers
1 C Ketchup
1/2 C Packed Brown Sugar
1/3 C Honey
1/4 C Molasses
2 tsp prepared Mustard
1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 Liquid Smoke
1/8 tsp Black Pepper
Bring to boil, remove from heat
1 Egg, beaten
1/3 C Quick Oats
1/4 tsp each Onion salt, Garlic Salt, Black Pepper
1/8 tsp Salt
1 1/2 Pounds Ground Beef
1/4 C of above BBQ Sauce
Mix together and make 6 burgers.
Grill burgers, basting with BBQ Sauce during last 5 minutes
Serve on grilled buns with toppings of your choice and more BBQ sauce if desired.

Tangy Shrimp Summer Salad

1 lb. medium shrimp
1 medium onion (thinly sliced)
1/2 lb grape tomatoes
1 medium cucumber thinly sliced (optional)
1 head lettuce
1/2 bottle (about 8 oz.) Kraft Zest Italian Dressing
1/2 bottle (about 8 oz.) Kraft Catalina Dressing

Clean and de-vein shrimp; cook in Old Bay seasoning (do not overcook)
Place onion and shrimp in a deep casserole dish.
Mix dressing together and pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight, turning at least once.

Add shredded lettuce to individual salad bowls. Top with shrimp/onion marinade mixture. Add tomato and cucumber.

Hot Sausage Dip

1 roll (16 oz.) hot sausage meat
1 block (8 oz. ) cream cheese
1 can (16 oz.) diced tomatoes with chili peppers

Brown sausage meat in skillet; drain off excess oil.
Combine meat, cream cheese and tomatoes. Microwave on high, stirring every 2 minutes until creamy. Serve hot with Tostitos Scoops.

Creamy Veggie Dip

1 cup mayo (can use dairy-free substitute)
2 tsp fresh horseradish

Mix vigorously, keep refrigerated. Pour over the top of the vegetables or serve on the side for dipping.

Grilled Vegetables

2 red peppers, cut in half
2 yellow peppers, cut in half
4 medium Zucchinis, cut into 1/2 inch wide slices
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflower

Spray the vegetables with olive oil, season with sea salt and pepper. Grill on both side 3 to 4 minutes each.

This is a quick, easy summer recipe; can be served plain or with the Creamy Veggie Dip.

Zucchini-Tomato Strata

4 medium zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced or 1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
4 Roma tomatoes, sliced
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup spicy vegetable-tomato juice cocktail
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1 cup stuffing croutons

Arrange half of zucchini slices in bottom of Crock-pot. Top zucchini slices with half the onion, half the garlic and all of the mushrooms. Repeat with remaining zucchini, onions and garlic. Arranges sliced tomatoes over top. Combine juice, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; pour over casserole. Cover and cook in Crock-pot on low 6 to 8 hours or on high 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours. Top with stuffing croutons and cheese during the last 10 to 15 minutes.


Blue Jane Art said...

Thanks for the delicious recipies! Blue Jane

Bobbi said...

Hi Blue Jane and thanks so much for stopping in this evening, very nice to meet you! You're more then welcome! I hope that you enjoy them!

Diana Evans said...

Hi Bobbi!!

oh yummm!!!! these sound great!!! I love cooking

Have a wonderful day!!!


LDWatkins said...

Will have to try all of them! They sound so good!Thanks!

Renee said...

Thank you so much for the recipes, it looks like even I could make these.

Renee xoxo

Bobbi said...

Hi Diana, Good to see you, thanks so much! I hope that you have a awesome day yourself!

Hi Lynda, very happy to see you, I know that you've been so busy! I hope that you like these recipes, something a lil different for everyone to try. Have a great day!

Hi Renee, lol Oh, I'll bet that you can cook up a storm! But i do like easy things to make! Thanks so much for stopping in and have a wonderful day!

Hugs to yous...

Sashindoubutsu said...

This post is really yummy! :)

Bobbi said...

Hi Sashindoubutsu, thanks for stopping in today! I hope that you enjoy the recipes, please stop again!