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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Not Your Momma's Ravioli Lasagna - AMEX 6 Ingredient Challenge and Giveaway

Ravioli Lasagna, Farmers Wife Original

Hey y'all! If you're a Facebook fan, you know I've been working on some really special posts, that I've been DYING to share with you... Well here it is! I was chosen, along with 19 other fabulous bloggers, to be a part of the AMEX Dinner@6 Challenge by FoodBuzz's Tastemaker Program along with American Express to create a dinner with only 6 ingredients!!! I have to admit when I first got the email that I was chosen for this challenge, my emotions went haywire! I very quickly went from stunned, to ecstatic, to downright worried lol! This really was a challenge for me. I've made a few recipes in the past that were 6 ingredients or less, but never as a requirement (though I was relieved when I read the rules that water, oil, salt and pepper didn't count as one of the six so I could use them to my heart's desire! hehe!). So after spending a few days marinating ideas in my food obsessed brain, finally this one came to me at 2 am... Yeah... I told you before I dream in food. ;-) Ravioli Lasagna... Or as I like to call it "Not Your Momma's Ravioli Lasagna" this is unlike any traditional lasagna you've ever had, trust me on this!

For this challenge I had my own criteria on top of the 6 ingredients or less, it had to be easy, full of flavor and kid friendly. Because that's what this Momma needs at the end of the day. Though I have to be honest... I am surprised at how good this turned out. I know, I should wow you and say I knew it would be awesome and blah blah blah... But the truth is I was scared to make this. I've never really had luck with a lasagna before, and this is so NOT traditional lasagna. But then I served it up to my *picky* Little Sous Chef, and after he took his first bite, he closed his eyes... After a somewhat awkward pause... lol! The following conversation ensued:

Me: "So........ How is it?"
LSC: *Stuffs his mouth and says:* "It's so nummy... You're a nice cooker Mommy!!"
Me: "Really?!? Are you sure?"
LSC: "Yup! I'm not allowed to lie remember Mommy?"

Lol!! He cracks me up sometimes, but when a 3 year old pays you such a high compliment it must be taken into consideration. And to my surprise this lasagna really was full of flavor even with such few ingredients, and it held up so beautifully... This is truly the best and easiest lasagna I've ever made and the best part is it came together in under an hour, including bake time! Serve this alongside a salad and some delicious garlic bread, and this dinner would impress even the pickiest eater, or at least it did in my house as my son even asked for seconds... You read that right, SECONDS! Yum....


Ingredients:
16 oz. Ravioli, any filling you like I had Cheese on hand
1 lbs. Italian Turkey Sausage (or 3 links *optional, leave out to make this vegetarian*)
3 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
3 Roasted Red Peppers
1 15 oz. Can Italian Diced Tomatoes
3 cloves of Garlic
1/4 cup Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:
In a large pot boil 6 cups of water, and cook the ravioli about 7 minutes, drain, rinse with cold water and set aside. In a skillet heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil until hot. Remove the sausage from the casing then add to the pan, and cook until browned. Meanwhile in a blender puree the peppers, tomatoes, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper and remaining oil and puree until desired consistency (I like some small chunks). Pour the sauce into the pan with the meat and heat through, once hot add about 1/4 cup of cheese to the sauce and let melt. In a greased 8x8 pan place a small amount of sauce in the bottom, then add a layer of the ravioli, top with more sauce, and a layer of cheese. Repeat layers using all of the ravioli and sauce, ending with cheese on top. Place in a 350F degrees pre-heated oven, bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted. Once done, let it rest for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.

*Don't leave!!! I have something special for you!!!* 

Along with creating this recipe, and as part of the Dinner@6 contest sponsored by Blue Cash PreferredSM, American Express has also provided me with $100 gift card to give to one of YOU!!! How awesome is that y'all? Thank you American Express and Foodbuzz for sponsoring this giveaway for my fantastic fans! But as with EVERY good giveaway there a few rules...

1. This Giveaway will run until September 29th, 2011 at 11:59 PM ET. I will announce the winner Friday September 30th, 2011. The winner will be chosen via a Random Number Generator, and the winner will only have 48 hours to respond before another winner will be chosen. I will contact you VIA email to receive your mailing info which will be passed on to Foodbuzz who will be sending out the gift-card.

2. Comments must be made on THIS BLOG POST. Comments on Facebook or Twitter will not be counted as entries. 

3. Leave a comment letting me know what your favorite 6 ingredient dinner is, and your name and email address! Only ONE comment per person will be counted.

4. Share this post along with the link on your Twitter/Facebook Accounts saying "I have entered to win a $100 American Express Gift-card on The Farmers Wife, and you can enter too!"

As always Good Luck! I look forward to reading what you like to make with 6 ingredients or less!

Happy Cooking!


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73 comments:

  1. My favorite 6 ingredients or less meal only has 3 ingredients. It is Buffalo Chicken. Thanks for offering the giveaway! I am having one right now too if you want to check it out.:)
    Heather
    fgadinner@gmail.com

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  2. The limited ingredients would have scared me to, but you did a wonderful job! Great giveaway, but due to #4 I am out. Congrats on being chosen for the Tastemaker challenge.

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  3. That is brilliant and looks delicious!! My family's favorite 6-ingredient dish is also a pasta meal. Tortellini with hot sausage.
    Ingredients:
    1 pound tri-color cheese tortelini
    1 pound hot italian sausage, browned
    1 cup fresh basil leaves
    1 15-ounce jar spaghetti sauce
    1/2 cup cream
    1/2 cup parmesan

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  4. 1 Boboli Pizza Crust
    2 small bunch of fresh basil
    3 4 Roma Tomatoes Sliced
    4 Fresh Mozzarella sliced
    5 Pizza Sauce
    6 Salt (optional)

    spread the pizza sauce on the Boboli, place the sliced tomatoes around, sprinkle on the basil, place the sliced mozzarella on top and sprinkle with salt. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes. Cool for a few minutes, slice and serve.

    Your dish sounds amazing and I will be making it next week for dinner!! Thanks Farmer's Wife

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  5. I came over here because I love lasagna... but how cool that you are part of the Blue Amex drawing. Here's my easy 6 ingredient meal:

    BLT pizza:
    Afghan bread, Boboli pizza crust or pita
    Chive and Onion Cream Cheese
    Crispy Bacon- crumbled
    tomatoes-diced
    Lettuce - shredded
    Salt and Pepper

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  6. Hi Doll !!!
    I am so glad you were Chosen! Great Deal huh?!?!
    So my favorite "6" Ingredient Meal Choice... I have an Extra Ingredient!
    Has to be my Hawaiian Turkey Burger
    1 lb. ground Turkey
    1 10-14 oz. can Pineapple Slices
    1 cup Teriyaki Sauce
    1 Egg beaten
    1 cup Bread Crumbs
    Hawaiian Sandwich Rolls
    Yummy!!!

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  7. Parmigiano Panko Herb Encrusted Chicken Breasts
    4-6 chicken breasts (enough for your family)
    olive oil
    panko flakes – enough for breading
    1 1/2 cups Parmigiano Reggiano – grated
    2 tablespoons dried basil
    salt
    Just made this last night.I'm definitely going to give yours a go....ciao4now64@yahoo.com

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  8. I shared your post and giveaway on my facebook page........ciao4now64@yahoo.com

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  9. I think this is my favorite 6-ingredient meal. http://sumptuousspoonfuls.wordpress.com/2011/09/06/roasted-eggplant-tomato-button-pizza/

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  10. SALMON PATTIES

    1 can salmon
    2 eggs
    buttery crackers, crushed ( I use Ritz)
    parsley flakes
    red pepper flakes ( to taste)
    salt & pepper ( to taste)

    Drain salmon well, and remove skin& bones.
    Place into medium mixing bowl & mash up with fork.

    Add all other ingredients& mix together (mixture should
    be stiff enough to form patties, but not too dry).

    Form into patties & place in a pre-heated skillet, sprayed with a little non-stick spray.
    Cook until golden brown on both sides.

    Vicki C. vickischam@earthlink.net

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  11. Congratulations on being chosen for the AMEX6 Challenge! Your Ravioli Lasagna is delicious looking.

    My favorite 6 ingredient recipe is Chicken and Broccoli
    2-3 chicken breasts, cooked
    1 lb. fresh broccoli, or frozen broccoli-16 oz
    1 can Cream of chicken or Mushroom soup, Do not dilute
    1/3 c. Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip-I use Miracle Whip
    Curry powder to taste
    1c. grated cheddar cheese
    beckysbakingandcooking@gmail.com

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  12. Carrot cake is my absolute favorite dessert and this microwave recipe is so easy:

    Mix together:
    1/2 cup oil
    1 cup brown sugar
    2 eggs
    cinnamon
    1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 packet baking soda
    1 cup of raw carrots

    Put the mixture into a microwave-safe pyrex, preferably round, and in about 7 minutes it’s ready!

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  13. tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/#!/mami2jcn/status/114461725125906432

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  14. my fav 6 ingredient dinner is: Mac & Cheese Casserole

    •8 ounces macaroni or mini penne
    •8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
    •4 ounces American cheese, shredded or sliced
    •1/2 cup heavy cream
    •1/2 cup sour cream
    •1 teaspoon salt

    Amanda S

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

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  15. http://twitter.com/#!/aes529/status/114466192781099008

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

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  16. Oh dear Kim, what a beautiful lasagna..yummy! You know I can't resist anything Italian hahaha
    Awesome giveaway! My 6 ingre. are for perfect meal: potatoes, rice, carrot, onion, chicken, cheese.

    Layer one after another, add water, season and pop in the oven, after it is done and add cheese..yummy in a tummy!:)))
    mi.sana@yahoo.com

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  17. Your lasagna looks great! My favorite recipe is Turkey-BLT Sandwich:
    bread, turkey cold cut,lettuce, tomato, bacon and mayo.

    elena150980@yahoo.com

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  18. shared on facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=196211080449404&id=100002433695748

    elena150980@yahoo.com

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  19. Gemelli with Sweet Sausage & Spinach
    3/4 lb gemelli
    1 lb ground sweet Italian sausage
    1 16 oz bag spinach
    1 pint grape tomatoes
    1 onion
    1/2 tsp (or to taste) crushed red pepper

    wbailey113@hotmail.com

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  20. tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/myfolly/status/114567716337238016
    wbailey113@hotmail.com

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  21. Shared on fb: http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=286343251383143&id=100000554950762
    wbailey113@hotmail.com

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  22. This looks so good! So cleaver of you to use the ravioli as the lasagna noodles. My favorite 6 ingredient dish is pasta with eggplant and ricotta.
    penne, eggplant, garlic, tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, salt and pepper.
    cube eggplant and saute with garlic in a pan until soft. cook pasta and top with tomato sauce and eggplant, top with a dollop of ricotta cheese and fresh pepper!! yummmm
    beth@bethmichelle.com

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  23. My fav 6 ingredient dinner is yours above, I have to make this, WOW is all I can say!!! Angiesbigloveofood@gmail.com

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  24. Just shared the link on my facebook page...

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  25. Great recipe! You ARE a good cooker! Let me think about this and get back to you with an idea :)

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  26. Found a dish to share:


    Baked Chicken Nuggets~

    2 cups crushed seasoned croutons
    1 cup grated Parmesan
    1/2-1 teaspoon basil
    1/2-1 teaspoon thyme
    6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
    1/2 cup butter, melted

    Preheat oven to 400º. Cover large baking sheet with foil (or just lightly grease baking sheet).

    Combine crushed croutons, Parmesan, basil and thyme in large zip lock bag. Dip chicken pieces in melted butter, then crouton mix. Place on large baking sheet.

    Bake 20-25 minutes, till lightly browned.

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  27. Wow! This recipe is going to be my new favorite 6 ingredients or less... lauram624@me.com

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  28. Congratulations on winning. Your lasagna looks delicious. Here is my recipe.
    Chilli
    1 lb. Ground beef or turkey browned
    1 large onion
    2 cloves garlic
    1 pk taco seasoning
    1 can of Ro*Tel diced tomatoes with green chillie
    2 cans of red kidney beans

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  29. I left the chilli recipe but I didn't know how to leave my name but you are posted on my face book account. Wanda Ferguson wanfergie@wideopenwest.com

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  30. denisemale@hotmail.comSeptember 16, 2011 at 7:59 PM

    My favorite 6 ingredient or less recipe is pulled pork sandwiches. Pulled pork, bbq sauce, peppers, salt/pepper if needed.

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  31. Omg congrats on being chosen!!! :D your lasagna looks amazing! My favorite recipe with 6 ingredients or less are my maple bacon green beans. They are soooo good.

    Yay I hope I win!!

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  32. This looks delicious! I can't wait to try it!

    Here's a quick 6-ingred meal:

    Ham & Swiss Stromboli
    1 tube (11 oz) refrigerated French bread
    6 oz thinly sliced deli ham
    6 green onions, sliced
    8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
    2 cups (6 oz) Swiss cheese

    Unroll french bread on a greased baking sheet. Layer on ham, onions, bacon and cheese, leaving about 1/2 dough exposed on edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, pinch seams and place seam side down. Make 1/4-inch deep slits on top of loaf. Bake at 350F for 26-30 min. Yum!!

    Melissa
    mjk92@fnmmail.com

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  33. my fave 6 ingredient dinner is slow cooker shephards pie.. 1 lb ground beef, can of corn, bag of cheddar cheese, chopped onion and mashed potatoes. brown the beef and drain then layer with rest of ingredients in slow cooker on low for 4 hours. easy and done jen gersch intime@myself.com

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  34. shared on twitter http://twitter.com/#!/purrmachine/status/115055270987694080 jen gersch intime@myself.com

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  35. I love this :) I've made a ravioli lasagna before, but it was much simpler. This fancy version sounds delicious! My favorite six ingredient dish is buffalo chicken dip...cream cheese, chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch dressing, cheddar cheese and celery.

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  36. Great job on this family pleasing favorite. If your son loves it, that's what really matters :)

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  37. This looks wonderful and easy to make. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  38. It took me a while to find a recipe, but here is one with four ingredients: Peach Sorbet for Two (http://eliotseats.com/?p=1475) Only takes fresh peaches, lemon juice, sugar and almond extract. Your lasagna looks absolutely fantastico!!!

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  39. My favorite 6 ingredient dish is Greek Chicken & Pasta - spaghetti, chicken, canned whole tomatoes, butter, oregano, lemon
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  40. My favorite is a recipe I've made for over 30 years called Kidney Beans Italian. The 5 ingredients are spaghetti, tomato soup, kidney beans, cheddar cheese and bacon
    bingomamanorma(at)gmail(dot)com

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  41. One of my favorite 6 ingredient meals is shepherd's pie. It consists of mashed potatoes, ground beef, onions, peppers, shredded cheddar cheese, and a handful of parmesan cheese!

    -Britt T.

    brittany_tucker@aol.com

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  42. My favorite 6-ingredient recipe is Chicken in Puff Pastry:
    1 pkg prepared puff pastry
    8 oz cream cheese, softened
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1-2 T parsley flakes (watercress can be used)
    4 halved, boned, skinned chicken breasts
    1 beaten egg
    Combine cream cheese, garlic, and parsley flakes. Season to taste. Set aside.
    Roll puff pastry on lightly floured surface. Cut each pastry sheet in half. Divide cream cheese mixture and place 1/4 of the mixture on each of the four pieces of pastry. Place chicken breast on top. Seal tightly by first brushing the seam with the beaten egg, then pressing edges together.
    Place seam-side down on ungreased baking sheet. Brush completely with the remaining egg. Bake in 425 oven for 25 minutes.
    This recipe is fail-proof! Enjoy :)
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    Natalie J Vandenberghe
    aleq13@gmail.com

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  43. Shared on Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=179028612171944&id=627407142

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  44. Honey-Soy Pork Chops
    1/4 cup lemon juice
    1/4 cup honey
    2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
    1 tablespoon sherry or unsweetened apple juice
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    4 boneless pork loin chops
    combine the first five ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add pork chops.
    Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
    over heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting frequently with remaining marinade.

    merleandtina@yahoo.com

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  45. http://twitter.com/#!/HappyTina0115/status/116035775321223168
    merleandtina@yahoo.com

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  46. This looks absolutely delicious!!!!! By combining my two favorite dishes ravioli and lasagna you manage to create the ULTIMATE meal!!!!
    Can't wait to try!!!

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  47. This looks SO amazing! I love any type of pasta, and this literally is making my mouth water. Thanks for sharing the recipe!! Yours makes my recipe look so boring! ;)

    Chicken Monterrey

    1 tsp extra virgin olive oil (or butter)
    4 chicken breasts
    2 cups of shredded Monterrey jack cheese
    1/2 c onions (sliced)
    1 c mushrooms (canned or fresh)
    1 clove of garlic (minced)
    1 pinch of Morton's seasoning salt

    Heat oil in pan, add garlic and onions and cook til translucent, add chicken breasts and grill over medium heat until nearly browned on both sizes, sprinkle with seasoning salt and add mushrooms to pan. Turn heat to low, sprinkle each chicken breast with some shredded cheese, and then cover with skillet lid. Allow cheese to melt then serve immediately.

    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

    I tweeted too:
    http://twitter.com/#!/roomofmyown/status/116349219794714624

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  48. My favorite 6 ingredient dinner is
    marinated pork chops with
    2 tbsp. dijon mustard, 1 T. worsishire sauce, 1 T brown sugar, and 2 T apple juice....marinate for 8 hours
    cw
    cgies25 at hotmail

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  49. Yum...I love quinoa with lentils, onion carrots celery and a bay leaf. Simple nutritious and delish...

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  50. My favorite 6-ingredient recipe is Baked Eggs with Tomato and Spinach: 8 eggs (separated), half an onion, bunch of spinach, can of diced tomatoes, Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese.

    Mix eggs whites with cheeses. Saute onions, add spinach and tomatoes. Add to egg mixture and pour into small baking pan. Top with egg yolks and bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes until puffed and golden. Delicious with crusty french bread!

    My names Madeline and my email is rfshdw@yahoo.com

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  51. My favorite 6 ingredient recipe is my roasted asparagus: http://www.ultra-epicure.com/2011/03/kerrygold-throwdown.html
    It is fabulous!!

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  52. I cannot believe your post is only 6 ingredients!! Congrats!

    WOW, what a great giveaway! I would have to say that a quick breakfast chilaquiles is my fav. Saute 10 corn tortillas, cut in triangles, in olive oil and fry until cooked. Add green salsa, black beans and cook for 10 minutes, Top with chopped red onions and cheese. Devour!

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  53. My favorite is a Bisquick one:
    http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/hearty-chicken-pot-pie/07ca9e43-c96f-4540-991c-564ee78bd768
    cardprincess(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  54. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/tracylr233/status/117474401431195650

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  55. Your blog and recipes are beautiful!

    During the summer I really enjoy making sauteed swiss chard and kale and topping it with fresh tomatoes. I use 6 ingredients: fresh chard, kale, olive oil, garlic, heirloom tomatoes and parmesan cheese.

    First I heat up olive oil and cook the green and garlic like I would with spinach. Then, while its still warm I top it with parmesan cheese and slices of tomato. It's always fresh and simple and delicious! I think its best served with a slice of fresh crusty bread.

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  56. My favorite 6 ingredient dish is:
    MANGO BACON BBQ PIZZA




    6 (7-inch) pizza crust
    12 tablespoons barbecue sauce
    3 cups shredded Italian blend cheese
    12 strips bacon, cooked crisp and coarsely crumbled
    6 tablespoons sliced green onion tops
    6 mangos, peeled, pitted and diced

    - Dmviola5808@gmail.com

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  57. MANGO BACON BBQ PIZZA




    6 (7-inch) pizza crust
    12 tablespoons barbecue sauce
    3 cups shredded Italian blend cheese
    12 strips bacon, cooked crisp and coarsely crumbled
    6 tablespoons sliced green onion tops
    6 mangos, peeled, pitted and diced

    Denise Viola
    DMviola5808@gmail.com


    ( i forgot to include my name in the prior post)

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  58. I shared on my facebook page:

    http://www.facebook.com/buster.wu

    Denise Viola
    - dmviola5808@gmail.com

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  59. My favorite six ingredient recipe is a stuffed green pepper: green pepper, ground beef, tomato sauce, rice, mozzarella cheese and onion. Cook ground beef with onion drain grease, cook rice as directed, clean pepper outside and scoop out inside, add tomato sauce and cooked rice to beef and then stuff in pepper and top with cheese and bake

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  60. I have a yummy one in the crock pot right now. 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, jar of salsa, 2 T. chili powder, 1 t. cumin, 1 t. cayenne, 2 limes (squeeze the juice on then throw in the limes but remove the lime halves before eating), throw 1/2 bunch of cilantro on top and cook on low for 8 hours. Use for tacos or burritos.

    SusanBenegas
    susitravl(at)gmail(dot)com

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  61. That lasagna sounds good!! I make a mexi casserole with 6 ingredients... Ground turkey, blk beans, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning, cheese and tortilla chips. Easy peasy. chefl@swbell.net

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  62. I can't wait to try the ravioli lasagna.
    Here is my favorite 6 ingredient recipe:

    Sesame Orange Chicken

    Ingredients:

    3 frozen boneless, skinless chicken breats
    1/2 bottle Sesame salad / marinade dressing
    2 Tbsp Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate
    1 bag Frozen Stir Fry Veggies
    rice
    soy sauce

    Put Chicken in crockpot / slow cooker, add next marinade and OJ concentrate. Cover and cook on low all day (6-8 hours).

    30 minutes before serving add frozen veggies.
    Serve over hot cooked rice seasoned with soy sauce to taste

    lorramonaghan@hotmail.com

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  63. Hummus!
    http://iwasborntocook.blogspot.com/2011/07/dont-buy-itmake-it.html

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  64. Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich
    
6 slices toasted Hawaiian Sweetbread or Sour dough bread


    1 small avocado 

    
2 hard-boiled eggs


    2 tablespoons mayonnaise

    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon lemon juice 

    
salt & pepper to taste

    Peel and chopped cooled hard-boiled eggs and place in a mixing bowl. Dice avocado and add to eggs.
Fold in remaining ingredients. Once bread is toasted, fill the sandwich with the egg salad mixture.

    http://www.dragonridgefarm.com/

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  65. I love simple recipes! Here's my favorite 6 ingredient recipe:

    Naan Pizza with Basil Pesto

    1 naan flatbread

    2-3 Tbsp basil pesto

    4-5 baby portabella mushrooms, sliced

    4-5 sun-dried tomatoes

    4-5 black olives sliced

    ¼ cup goat cheese (less or more depending on what you like)

    Spread the pesto on the naan. Arrange your toppings on the naan, place on a baking sheet and cook for 7 - 9 minutes at 400 degrees. Delicious! :)

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  66. Your creation looks and sounds amazing. What a mouth watering recipe. My family's favorite 6 ingredients dinner is:

    Creamy Asian Beef Noodle
    8 ounces soba (Japanese buckwheat noodles)
    1 1/2 pounds of skirt steak, cut in half or thirds to fit in skillet
    1 pound(s) of snow peas, stem ends removed
    2 tsp. of soy sauce
    8 ounce(s) of 8 ounce Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
    2 Green Onion, chopped

    In a pot of boiling salted water, cook noodles until al dente. Drain and set aside.

    Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Season steak with salt and pepper. Cook, turning once, until medium-rare, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer steak to a cutting board and loosely cover with aluminum foil (reserve skillet with juices).

    Add snow peas to skillet and toss with juices. Cook on medium-high heat, tossing occasionally until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Add noodles, soy sauce, and cream cheese, cook until warmed through, about 1 minute. Transfer to serving bowls. Slice steak and place on top of noodles. Sprinkle with green onions and enjoy.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

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  67. My favorite six ingredient recipe:
    Ingredients:
    • • 1 1/2 cups quinoa (see headnote; no need to rinse)
    • • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli
    • • 1 to 2 medium lemons
    • • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
    • • 5 tablespoons olive oil (may use the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes)
    • • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    Directions:
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add the quinoa and cook uncovered for 6 minutes.
    Meanwhile, cut the broccoli stalks into 3/4-inch pieces and cut the broccoli tops into small florets. Add to the pot; reduce the heat to medium-high and return to a boil. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until the quinoa has no opaque dot of uncooked starch in the center.
    While the broccoli is cooking, squeeze enough juice from the lemon(s) to yield 1/4 cup. Coarsely chop the sun-dried tomatoes and place in a large bowl.

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  68. I already shared my favorite 6 ingredient naan pizza with you but I alsoso shared your giveaway on Twitter! @MollyHHR

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  69. Don't you love when your kids give your compliments like that, you know that it is for real! My favorite 6 ingredient recipe - Taco Pizza! Crust, taco meat, lettuce, tomato, Crushed Doritos!

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  70. I love adding sausage to Lasagne... it reminds me of my Grandmothers cooking! The addition of the Italian Turkey sausage sounds delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

    My go-to 6 ingredient recipe is!:
    - 1 box corn/gluten free shells
    - 1 cup cubed extra firm tofu
    - 2 huge handfulls of fresh baby spinach
    - A couple tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    - About 1/4-1/2 cup graded Pecorino Romano
    - salt and pepper to taste
    Cook the pasta according to directions, lightly saute the cubed tofu with olive oil, toss the spinach in with the warm pasta once it has been drained, stir the spinach in with the pasta and add the rest of the olive oil, stir, toss in the tofu with the pasta, stir, toss the cheese in, stir, salt and pepper to taste… Enjoy!

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  71. Hamburger soup; hamburger, potatoes, onions, peas, cream of mushroom, salt/pepper.

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  72. great recipe idea!

    My fav 6 ingredient recipe is a quick pasta dish...

    1 lb rigatoni
    1 large onion, chopped
    a couple of cloves of garlic, minced
    1 lb fresh tomatoes, chopped
    handful of basil, roughly chopped
    1 lb fresh mozzarella
    2 tbsp olive oil
    salt & pepper

    Cook pasta according to package instructions. While the pasta is cooking, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat, then add the chopped tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cut the mozzarella into bite sized pieces, drain the pasta (when it is al dente) and toss everything together. Top with the chopped basil and you are good to go!

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