Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Recipes w/ on SALE ingredients from Macey's (Utah) ad Sept 17-23

Here is a few recipes that I will be presenting on KSL TV (Studio 5) today (Wednesday 17th). They are recipes that include ingredients that are on sale at Maceys Grocery Stores (Utah) during their case-lot sale starting on the 17th-23rd.
If you don't have a Maceys, or don't live in Utah, these are still some great FALL recipes! Enjoy!

Cashew Chicken
1 can (10.75 oz.) cream of mushroom soup (**sale $0.69 each)
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/2 pounds chicken, cut into pieces (or use chicken tenders)
1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained (**sale $0.59 each)
1 cup sliced celery (**sale sleeved organic celery $0.99 each)
1 cup shredded carrots (**sale organic 1 lb. bag mini carrots 2/$3.00)
1 can (8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts, drained (**sale $0.59 each)
1/2 cup cashews
Hot cooked rice

In a 3 1/2 - 4 quart slow cooker, combine soup, soy sauce and ginger. Stir in chicken, mushrooms, celery, carrots and water chestnuts. Cover and cook on low heat 6-8 hours or high heat 3-4 hours. Serve over hot cooked rice and garnish with cashews and a fortune cookie (optional). Serve with following Mandarin Salad. Serves 6.

Mandarin Salad

1 bag salad greens (**sale Dole Salad Blends 2/$5.00)
1 small red onion, sliced thinly
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges (**sale $0.39 each)
1 pkg. (3 oz.) Oriental flavor ramen noodles (**sale 8/$1.00)
1/3 cup Italian dressing (**sale Western family brand $1.29)
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame seed

Mix lettuce, onion and oranges in a large bowl. Crush ramen noodles in package and sprinkle over lettuce mixture. In a tightly covered container, mix season packet from ramen noodles, water, salad dressing, sugar, and sesame seed. Shake to mix dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately. Makes 6-10 servings.

Tailgating BBQ Sandwiches
1 (1 1/2 lb.) picnic pork roast (**sale $1.49/lb.)
1 (1 1/2 lb.) boneless beef chuck roast (**sale $3.59/lb.)
2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce (**sale $0.19 each)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
16 buns
Doritos chips (**sale 2/$5.00)

Trim fat from beef and pork roasts. Place meat in a 3 1/2 - 4 quart slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine sugar, vinegar, water, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt and dry mustard. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low heat 10-12 hours or on high heat 5-6 hours. Shred meat with two forks or potato masher. Let meat sit for 5-10 minutes to soak up sauce. Serve on buns with chips and following Waldorf salad. Makes 8-16 servings.

Waldorf Salad
4 medium red apples cut into 1/4 inch slices (**sale Gala apples $0.99/lb.)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar (**sale $1.09)
1/3 cup mayonnaise (**sale Best Foods $3.49)
1 cup thinly sliced celery (**sale sleeved organic celery $0.99 each)
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
2 cups tightly packed spinach leaves (**sale bunch spinach $0.99 each)

Sprinkle apple slices with lemon juice to prevent browning, then add brown sugar stirring to coat. Chill apples for 15-20 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and stir in mayonnaise. Add celery and walnuts. Serve apple mixture over bed of spinach leaves. Serves 4.

Meatball Soup
Meatball Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef (**sale $1.79/lb. sold in 2 lb. chubs)
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (**sale Western Family brand 8 oz. $2.59)
2 tablespoons chopped onion (**sale medium yellow 2 lbs. $1.00)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 large egg, lightly beaten (**sale Oakdell brown eggs $2.19/dz)

Combine meatball ingredients in large bowl. Mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls (about 4 dozen total). In a skillet over medium-low heat, pour a small amount of vegetable oil. Cook the meatballs for 8-10 minutes turning often to brown all sides until the middles are only slightly pink. Remove from heat and set aside.

Soup Ingredients:
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 small-medium onion chopped (**sale medium yellow 2 lbs. $1.00)
1 celery rib, finely chopped (**sale sleeved organic celery $0.99 each)
1 garlic clove, minced
5 cups chicken stock
1 can (14.5-15 oz.) pureed tomatoes (**sale Assorted Tomatoes $0.49 each)
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3) cup pasta (any style) (**sale 2/$3.00)

Soup Directions:
Heat the oil in a soup pot over medium heat, add onion, celery and garlic. Cook 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add chicken stock, tomatoes and spices. Bring soup to a simmer over medium-low heat, then add pasta. When pasta is almost cooked, add meatballs and cook for 3 minutes. Serve with breadsticks. Serves 6.

1 comment:

Lisa K said...

I have a cooking question for you - I'm not a big fan of the cream of ____ soups. Is there a substitute I could use for those?