Showing posts from March, 2015

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

1 lb. ground lamb½ sweet onion, diced1 teaspoon garlic, minced1 red bell pepper, diced1 can (15 oz.) corn, drained1 can (24 oz.) Sloppy Joe sauce4 tablespoons cream cheese1 teaspoon smoked paprikaSalt and pepper to taste2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided32 oz. frozen tater tots
Over medium high heat, brown lamb until cooked. Remove and set asideIn the same pan, saute onions and garlic until translucentAdd red bell pepper and corn and cook until softAdd lamb, Sloppy Joe sauce, cream cheese, paprika and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combineSimmer over medium low heat for 5 minutesPour the lamb mixture in a 9x13 baking dish and spread evenlyTop with a layer of 1 cup of cheeseArrange tater tots and sprinkle with remaining cheeseBake at 450 degrees F for 20 minutes or until the tater tots are crispy and goldenDish and serve hot

Creamy Rabbit and Sausage Pasta

1# rabbit strips
2 Italian sausage links, cut into 1" chunks
1/4 c butter
2 T onion flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
4 oz pasta (I prefer Mini Farfalle)
1/2 c sour cream
1/4 c grated parmesan
1 T dried parsley flakes

Melt butter in skillet.  Saute rabbit and sausage in butter, adding onion flakes, salt, and garlic powder; until nicely browned, and butter is rich brown.  Meanwhile, cook pasta according to directions.  Add grated parmesan, and turn off heat.  Gently stir in sour cream until just blended, add parsley and pasta, and serve immediately.

Slow Cooker Lamb and Cheese Pasta

2 lb. lean ground lamb1 yellow onion, diced1 teaspoon garlic, minced15 oz. marinara sauce15 oz. stewed tomatoes1 teaspoon basil1 teaspoon oregano1 teaspoon Italian seasoning1 tablespoon red pepper flakes2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 beef bouillon cubes2 tablespoons sugarSalt and pepper to taste10 oz. frozen spinach, thawed and cooked1 lb. penne/rigatoni/bow tie pasta, cooked al dente½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded1½ cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded
Over medium high heat, brown the lamb until cooked.  Remove lamb and saute onions and garlic until onions are translucentTransfer onions and lamb to a slow cooker and pour in marinara sauce, tomatoes, seasonings, sugar and crumbled beef bouillon cubesStir to mix well and season with salt and pepper to tasteCook on 6 hours on lowAdd pasta, Parmesan and Mozzarella and stir to combineCook on high for 30 minutesMix in cooked or raw spinach leaves and stir wellDish and serve hot

Slow Cooker rabbit and Dumplings

2 Tablespoons Butter
 2# rabbit strips
1 Onion, finely diced
2 cans of Cream of Chicken Soup
2 small packages Grands Jr biscuits (10 biscuits)

  Place the rabbit, butter, soup, and onion in a greased slow cooker, and fill with enough water to cover.
  Secure lid and cook for 5 to 6 hours on High. About 30 minutes before serving, roll each torn biscuit piece in flour (to prevent them from sticking together), then drop into the slow cooker. Replace lid and cook remaining 30 minutes.