Four Foods On Friday #24

Aghhhhh!!!! I forgot to do this last week, because I tried to wait for Friday to actually do the meme!!! Therefore, this week I am doing it now, so I don’t forget! If you’d like to participate, head over to Fun, Crafts, and Recipes.

#1. What’s your favorite food smell? Pork chops. The funny thing is that I really don’t like to eat them all that much but I love how they smell when they are cooking.
#2. What’s your favorite kind of apple? Ummm apple pie? I don’t really eat just apples.
#3. What veggies do you like in your salad? Carrots.
#4. Share a recipe that uses beef.

Lasagna Rolls

lasagna rolls

9 lasagna noodles
1 lb. ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic
1 jar (26 oz) pasta sauce
1 container (16 oz) ricotta cheese
1 1/4 shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preheat over to 350 degrees F. Coat a 13×9 baking dish with cooking spray.

Prepare the noodles according to the packaging directions. Drain noodles. Rinse with cool water; drain again. Lay noodles flat on wax paper.

Cook the ground beef, onion, garlic in a skillet until browned. Drain fat. Add pasta sauce and heat to a boil. Spread 2 cups of meat sauce into prepared baking dish.

Mix ricotta and 1 cup mozzarella in a large bowl. Spread cheese mixture over each noodle.

Roll up noodles tightly. Place seam side down on top of the meat sauce in dish. Spoon the remaining sauce over rolls and sprinkle with parmesan. Bake rolls until heated through (about 30 minutes). Sprinkle remaining mozzarella and let stand for 5 minutes.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Nuggets


Sweet and Sour Chicken Nuggets
Serves: 4
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 20 frozen breaded chicken nuggets
  • 1 bag Green Giant Create A Meal! frozen sweet and sour stirfry meal starter
  • 1 pkg chicken flavor ramen noodle soup mix
  • 1 cup of water
  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add the chicken nuggets and cook 4 - 5 minutes stirring and turning occasionally until heated through. Remove chicken from skillet and place on a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Wipe skillet clean. Now, add frozen sauce and vegetables from the meal starter. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Crumble ramen noodles. Stir noodles, seasoning packet from the soup, and water into the vegetable mixture. Cover and cook 4 - 5 minutes stirring occasionally until vegetable and noodles are tender.
  4. Take the chicken nuggets and place them on top.

Tuna Casserole


Tuna Casserole
Serves: 4-6
  • 3½ cups of bow tie pasta
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup sour cream (or milk)
  • 1 can of tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1 cup shredded American cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 2 qt casserole dish lightly with cooking spray. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain.
  2. Combine soup, sour cream, pasta, and tuna. Stir in ½ cup of cheese.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared dish and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
  4. Bake until bubbly (about 25-35 minutes).