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August 25, 2006

Chicken In Spicy Brown Sauce

Filed under: Chicken,Cocoa Powder,Garlic,Oregano,Picante Sauce,Tomato Sauce — Tina @ 2:35 am

Ingredients

  • 3 Whole chicken breasts, split, boned and skinned
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c Picante sauce
  • 4 ts Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 ts Oregano
  • 1/2 ts Garlic salt

Directions

  1. Dash EACH: cloves,nutmeg,ground allspice
  2. Pound chicken to 1/2″ thick.
  3. Lightly brown in oil in large skillet, about 2 minutes on each side; drain off fat.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients; mix well.
  5. Pour over chicken in skillet.
  6. Bring to boil.
  7. Reduce heat; cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove chicken to serving platter; keep warm.
  9. Cook and stir sauce until slightly thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  10. Spoon sauce over chicken.

Mexican Lasagna

Filed under: Beef,Cheese,Chilli,Eggs,Tomato Sauce,Tortillas — Tina @ 1:37 am

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 ounce package taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt — or more to taste
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes — fresh or canned
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces diced green chiles
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs — beaten
  • 10 corn tortillas
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded jack cheese OR 10-ounces total

Directions

  1. Cook ground beef in large skillet over medium heat until browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. Add taco seasoning mix, seasoned salt, tomatoes, tomato sauce and chiles.
  4. Mix well and bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
  6. Combine ricotta cheese and eggs in small bowl.
  7. Spread 1/2 meat mixture in 13×9-inch baking dish.
  8. Place 5 tortillas over meat mixture.
  9. Spread 1/2 ricotta cheese mixture over tortillas and sprinkle with 1/2 Jack cheese.
  10. Repeat layers.
  11. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and lightly browned, 20 to 30 minutes.
  12. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into squares for serving. (6 to 8 servings)

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