Parmesan Pull-Aparts

pull aparts

“The acceptance of the reality that we are in the Lord’s loving hands is only a recognition that we have never really been anywhere else.” –Elder Neal A. Maxwell

Thanks to my friend Julie for sharing this recipe.  Click here for original recipe and photo source.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans (7.5 oz each) refrigerated Homestyle Biscuits
  • 3 tablespoons Butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried Minced Onion
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Directions:   
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a small bowl mix together the melted butter, garlic powder, dried parsley, minced onion and Parmesan cheese. Spread mixture in the bottom of a 9 inch glass pie plate. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese evenly over the top of the butter mixture.
Remove biscuits from cans. Place biscuits close together over the top of the cheese and butter mixture. (You might not need all the biscuits.)
Bake biscuits in the oven for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and let stand for 3 minutes. Turn biscuits upside down onto a serving plate. Serve warm!

Slow Cooker Lasagna

“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown

Recipe is from Kraft; photo from: http://www.sixsistersstuff.com

I like meals that I can put together quickly and not worry about while I do other things.

Ingredients:
1 lb. lean ground beef or Italian sausage
1 (24 oz) jar spaghetti sauce
1 cup water
1 (15 oz) container of ricotta cheese (can use skim ricotta)
1 pkg. Kraft Italian Five Cheese (approx. 2 cups)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg
2 tablespoons parsley
6 regular lasagna noodles, uncooked

Directions:
Brown meat in large skillet; drain.  Stir in spaghetti sauce and water.  Mix ricotta, 1-1/2 cups Kraft Italian cheese, 2 tablespoons Parmesan, egg and parsley.

Spoon 1 cup meat sauce into slow cooker; top with 3 lasagna noodles, broken to fit; and half of cheese mixture.  Cover with 2 cups meat sauce.  Top with remaining noodles, broken to fit; cheese mixture and meat sauce.  Cover with lid.

Cook on low 4-6 hours or until liquid is absorbed.  Sprinkle with remaining cheese; let stand, covered, 10 min. or until melted.

Parmesan Chicken

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. –Dale Carnegie

Ingredients:

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 c. Italian bread crumbs
1 1/2 cubes (3/4 cup) melted butter
Paprika

Directions:

Combine Parmesan cheese with breadcrumbs.  Dip chicken breast in melted butter and roll in the crumb mixture until completely coated.  Place in baking dish and sprinkle generously with paprika.  Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes @ 375 degrees.