Impossibly Easy Taco Pie


1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 package Old El Paso taco seasoning mix
1 can Old El Paso chopped green chiles, drained
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1/2 cup Original Bisquick mix
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
Old El Paso salsa
Sour cream

1. Heat oven to 400 F. Grease 9-inch pie plate.
2. Cook ground beef and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in dry seasoning mix. Spoon into pie plate; top with chiles.
3. Stir milk, eggs, and Bisquick mix until blended. Pour into pie plate.
4. Bake about 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer. Cool 5 minutes. Serve with salsa and sour cream.


Submitted by Colleen S.


Easy Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas

Cook time:
  • Soft Tortillas – 1 or 2 packages depending on the size of your family
  • Chicken – 2 to 3 skinless, boneless breast is best
  • ⅔ cup Chicken Broth
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Cheese – whatever kind you like
  • Serve with salsa & sour cream
  1. Cut chicken breast into small pieces.
  2. Cook on the stovetop over medium heat until done.
  3. Add seasoning and ⅔ cup of chicken stock, bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer until reduced.
  4. Preheat Quesadilla maker.
  5. Assemble Quesadillas, add plenty of cheese and chicken.
  6. Cook until cheese is melted and tortillas are browned.
Stovetop Method
  1. Assemble quesadillas, place in a hot skillet and add a heavy skillet or lid to the top
  2. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown, flip and continue cooking on the other side.


Recipe submitted by Dotty C.

Hot Reuben Dip


  • 1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz of deli corned beef, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup sauerkraut, well drained
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup Thousand Island dressing
  • Triscuit crackers or rye chips, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, (except crackers or chips).
  2. To make in the oven, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat pie plate with non-stick spray. Spread mix into prepared pie plate and bake until hot and bubbly, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. To make on the stove top, combine ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  4. To make in a crock pot, combine all ingredients into the slow cooker. Heat on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or LOW for 4 to 6 hours.



Submitted by Dotty C.

Cheddar Ham Soup


  • 2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup butter, cubed
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar
  • 1 ½ cups cubed cooked ham
  • 1 cup peas, thawed


  1. In a large pot, combine potatoes, water, carrots, and onions. Boil. Reduce heat, then cover and cook for 10 – 15 minutes until tender.
  2. In another pan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir cheese into butter mixture until melted. Then stir into undrained potato mixture. Add peas and ham. Serve warm.

cheddar soup

Recipe submitted by Jillian B.

Famous Queso Dip

Servings: 10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes


  • 16 oz package of Velveeta cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 can of RoTel Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chiles


Melt cheese in sauce pan over medium heat. Stir frequently, about 5 minutes until mixture is blended. Add RoTel tomatoes & green chiles as cheese is melting.

Serve hot with tortilla chips, crackers or fresh vegetables.

Recipe submitted by Lynsley H.

Feisty Penne

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • Penne pasta
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • 1 can of tomatoes
  • Garlic
  • Red chili flakes
  • Vodka
  • Whipping cream
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Parsley


  1. In a large pot, boil water with salt. Add pasta and reduce heat. Cook until penne is done to your liking. Drain and keep warm.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in pan with chili flakes and garlic. When you smell the aroma, add can of tomatoes and a splash of vodka. Cook on low heat until tomatoes are soft.
  3. Mash tomato mixture and add some whipping cream and parsley. Remove from heat.
  4. Add sauce and cheese to cooked pasta. Serve with warm garlic bread. Delicious!

Recipe submitted by Nina W.


Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Casserole

Servings: 8
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1.5 hours


  • 2 lbs. extra lean ground beef
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 large bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ lb bacon, cooked.
  • 3-4 green onions, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Press ground beef into 9×13 baking dish.
  2. In separate bowl, mix mushroom soup with ½ can of water until smooth.
  3. Pour evenly over the meat.
  4. Add the cheese. Spread tater tots evenly over the mixture to make a nice crusty top.
  5. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for one hour.
  6. Remove foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes until tots are golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle with bacon and onions. Enjoy!

Recipe submitted by Emily K.