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Tex Mex Casserole

1 can Cheddar Cheese Soup
1 can Tomato Soup
1 cup chopped onion
1 lb lean ground beef
1 10oz can Rotel Mild tomatoes
1 15oz can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 15oz can Sweet Corn, drained
2 cups cooked whole wheat penne pasta
1/2 tsp chili powder
dash chili powder
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp onion
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet, add garlic, onion and hamburger meat.Brown hamburger meat, garlic, and onion until cooked through and the meat is no longer pink. Drain any liquid out of meat and return to low heat.

Add Cheddar Cheese Soup and Rotel Tomatoes to cooked onion, garlic, and hamburger. Add in chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Stir on low heat for 3-5 minutes.

While cooking the meat, boil water and cook penne pasta until done. Drain and add to the casserole dish. Add Tomato Soup and ½ cup of water. Stir into pasta until well mixed.Top with hamburger meat mixture.

In a small bowl combine black …

Balsamic Pot Roast

This was an awesome find! Not only does it tastes delicious and has a different flavor that the normal pot roast I'm used to, but there is hardly any work involved. No browning the meat, no cutting up the potatoes. Sweet and delicious, with half the work!

3-4 lbs Beef Chuck Roast
2 cups of beef broth
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp of soy sauce
1 Tsp of salt
3 cloves of garlic, minced
Zest of 1/2 an orange
6-8 medium red potatoes – washed

You'll need a larger slow cooker for this one. Just place the meat in the slow cooker, no need to brown it. Place the washed red potatoes around it. Mix up all the ingredients from beef broth on down to the orange zest, and pour over meat and potatoes. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

The meat will be so tender it will fall apart. Smash up the red potatoes and drip some of the liquid from the slow cooker over it. Delicious! I serve it with carrots or a side salad.

Original recipe found on The Chic Site