Lasagna
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Lasagna
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Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Saute onion, garlic and meat in pan, stirring frequently until browned. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, basil, fennel, pepper, and half of parsley; mix well.
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and ½ cup water mashing tomatoes with wooden spoon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat; simmer, covered and stirring occasionally, until thick 1 ½ hours. In a kettle bring 3 quarts of water and l tablespoon salt to boiling. Add lasagna, 2 or 3 at a time. Return to boiling, boil uncovered and stirring occasionally about 10 minutes. Drain in colander. Preheat oven to 3750. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, egg, remaining parsley, and salt; mix well. In bottom of 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish, spoon 1 ½ cups sauce. Layer with 6 lasagna, lengthwise and overlapping, to cover. Spread with half of the ricotta mixture, top with third of mozzarella. Spoon I ½ sauce over cheese; sprinkle with ¼ Parmesan. Repeat layering, starting with 6 lasagna and ending with 1 1/2 cups sauce sprinkled with parmesan. Spread with remaining sauce; top with rest of mozzarella and parmesan. Cover with foil, tucking around edge. Bake 25 minutes· remove foil· bake uncovered 25 minutes longer, or until bubbly. Cool 15 minutes before serving.
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Shepherd's Pie
Shepherd's Pie
SHEPHERD'S PIE
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Servings Prep Time
6 servings 30 min
Cook Time
50 min
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 30 min
Cook Time
50 min
Shepherd's Pie
SHEPHERD'S PIE
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Servings Prep Time
6 servings 30 min
Cook Time
50 min
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 30 min
Cook Time
50 min
Ingredients
Topping
Filling
Servings: servings
Instructions
Topping
  1. Boil potatoes in a medium pot of salted water until cooked and soft.
  2. Drain and mash with chicken broth, sour cream, 1/2 tsp salt, and pepper, set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F.
Filling
  1. In a large sauté pan brown meat over medium to high heat, breaking the meat up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Season with 1/2 tsp salt and pepper to taste. I drained the liquid off and used a fork to break it up more.
  2. When cooked, set aside on a plate.
  3. Add the oil, onion, mushrooms, and celery and sauté on medium heat about 5 to 7 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Add the flour, frozen or fresh vegetables, beef broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary, thyme, cooked meat and mix well. Simmer on low about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Spread the meat on the bottom of casserole dish. Top with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with paprika. ( I added a sprinkle of Cheese to the topping)
  6. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, then place under the broiler 1 to 2 minutes until the potatoes turn golden.
  7. Remove from oven and let it cool 5-10 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes
NUTRITION INFORMATION

Serving Size: 1/6th of pie

Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 275 calories
Total Fat: 7g
Cholesterol: 45mg
Sodium: 331mg
Carbohydrates: 31g
Fiber: 5g
Sugar: 3g
Protein: 22g

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Tomato Soup
Tomato Soup
Kathryn’s Pureed Tomato Soup
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MAKES: 4 servings Ingredients:
Tomato Soup
Kathryn’s Pureed Tomato Soup
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MAKES: 4 servings Ingredients:
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery; cook and stir 2-4 minutes or until tender. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Puree the soup using an immersion blender. If you are using a regular blender, make sure the opening on top is open and cover with a dish towel. Top with croutons, day-old bread cut up into cubes (French bread). Serve in small bowls. You can freeze the soup, as well, just make sure it is completely cool before freezing.
Recipe Notes
Nutrients

Serving size,  1 1/4 cups,  is 76 calories

2g fat
627 mg sodium
13g carbs (9g sugars, 4 g fiber)
2g protein

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