Slow Cooker Taco Casserole

I love my slowcooker!!!! I use it at least once a week, from everything to soups, stews, lasgnas, and even desserts! Today I want to share a casserole recipe thats easy to make and tastes great, so get out your slow cooker and lets get started!

Ingredients you need:

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

1 can diced tomatoes(with or without chiles) undrained

1 can condensed cream of onion soup

1 envelope of taco seasoning mix

1/2 cup water

6 corn tortillas cut into 1/2 inch strips

1 cup shredded cheese( I always use marble)

3 medium green onions sliced

1/2 cup sour cream

How you do it:

Cook beef in skillet until browned, drain. Mix beef, tomatoes, soup, seasoning and water in your slow cooker, gently stir in tortilla strips. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Sprinkle cheese over mixture and let stand for about 5 minutes or until cheese has melted. Sprinkle with onions and serve with sour cream…Enjoy!

What’s your favorite slow cooker recipe?



Popcorn Seasonings…Part 2

I am sorry this is late, this past week has been crazy busy but here is part 2 like I promised! I hope you enjoyed the first batch, let me know if you tried any and which of these you like! If you have any of your own you would like to share, please do, I would love to hear them!

1.Mix tabasco sauce with your melted butter and then pour on the popcorn

2.Parmesan Dill- 1 cups parmesan cheese(grated), 1 1/2 tsp dillweed, 1 tsp garlic salt( refrigerate the extra)

3. Parmesan Nacho- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1tsp paprika, 1tsp chili powder, 1/2tsp ground cumin, 1/4tsp cayenne pepper, 1/4tsp pepper(refrigerate extra)

4.Cheesy BBQ- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese(grated), 2tbsp melted butter, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1/2tsp garlic salt

5. Lemon Dill- lemon juice, dillweed, lemon pepper, all to taste. Lightly spritz the lemon juice on the popcorn, then sprinkle on dillweed and lemon pepper.

6.Caramel Popcorn Bake-2 cups brown sugar, 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup corn syrup, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda, vanilla, nuts(optional) and popped popcorn.  Melt butter over medium heat, stir in corn syrup, brown sugar, salt and bring to a boil, stir constantly. Now without stirring let boil for 5 mins.   Remove from heat and add baking soda, vanilla and nuts.Pour evenly over popped popcorn in a baking dish until popcorn is covered. Bake 1 hour @250, stir well every 15 mins. Remove from oven and let cool. Break into chunks and store in airtight container.

7. Pink Candy Popcorn- 2cups sugar, 1tbsp butter, 1/2 cup water, red food coloring, 2 cups unpopped popcorn. Preheat oven to 200. Pop corn and place in oven to keep warm. Boil the rest of the ingredients for 3 minutes, then pour slowly over the popcorn, mix well and let dry.

8.Smokey Southwestern- 2tsp ancho chilli powder, 2 tsp smoked paprika, 2tsp dried jalapeno granules, 2 tsp dried mexican oregano, 2tsp ground cumin, 2 tsp chipolte chilli pepper, 2tsp salt, 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar. Mix together and sprinkle on popcorn.