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Rocky Mountain Recipes 4-21-14

Sloppy Joes
Marlene Maurer • Lakewood, Colo.
2 Tbsp. Vegetable oil
1 large Onion, diced
1 small Red pepper, trimmed, seeded, diced
4 Garlic cloves, minced
1 t. Dried marjoram
2 lbs. Ground beef
3 (8 oz) cans Tomato sauce
3 Tbsp. Sugar
3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp. Red wine vinegar
1-1/2 Tbsp. Yellow mustard
1/2 to 3/4 c. Water
Salt and pepper to taste
6 Hamburger buns, toasted
Saute onions in oil over medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Add peppers and cook for 5 more minutes. Stir in garlic and marjoram, continue to cook for 2 minutes. Transfer vegetables to a bowl with a slotted spoon and reserve. Add the meat to pan, increase heat to medium and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until it just loses it’s color, about 5 minutes. Pour excess fat from pan and discard. Combine meat and vegetables in a pan along with tomato sauce, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, mustard and water. Bring mixture to a simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes. It the mixture seems to be too dry add additional water. Season with salt and pepper to taste. When ready to serve divide the mixture evenly between buns.

Mushroom Sheppard Pie
Diane Klein • Loveland, Colo.
1 lb. Hamburger
1/2 c. Onion, chopped
1 can Cut green beans
1 can Mushroom gravy
1/4 t. Salt
1/4 t. Pepper
1/4 t. Garlic salt
1/4 t. Celery salt
1/4 t. All season salt
1 can Mushrooms, chopped, optional
Mashed potatoes
Fry hamburger and onion until browned. Add mushroom gravy and stir. Add seasonings. Stir again and add green beans and mushrooms and continue stirring until everything is all mixed together. Put in Pyrex dish, cover with mashed potatoes. Put butter on top of potatoes and broil until golden brown.

Texas Skillet
Marcey Dyer • Pierce, Colo.
1-1/2 lbs. Ground beef
1 large Onion, chopped
1 Green pepper, chopped
1 can Chili beans
1 c. Rice, cooked
1 (15.5 oz) can Tomatoes
1/2 pkg. Taco seasoning
2 Tbsp. Chili powder
Corn chips, crushed
Cheese, grated
Lettuce, chopped
Tomatoes, sliced
Sour cream
Brown beef in large skillet. Add remaining ingredients and cook until warmed through. When serving, top with crushed chips, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.

Country Meatloaf
Carrie Lehman • Mack, Colo.
1-1/2 lbs. Hamburger
2 to 4 Tbsp. Onion, chopped
1 t. Salt
1/8 t. Garlic powder
1/2 t. Sage
1/8 t. Dry mustard
1/8 t. Black pepper
2 t. Worcestershire sauce
3 Bread slices, cubed or 1 c. Bread crumbs
1 c. Warm milk
2 Eggs
2 or 3 Tbsp. Brown sugar
1/4 c. Ketchup
2 Tbsp. Water
1/8 t. Nutmeg
1/2 t. Dry mustard
Mix together hamburger, onion, salt, garlic powder, sage, dry mustard, pepper, Worcestershire sauce. Soak bread cubes or crumbs in warm milk. Add eggs and beat until blended. Combine with meat mixture and pour into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Mix together sauce ingredients thoroughly and spread over meat mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes.

Barbecue Beef Roast
Chris Bryant • Johnson City, Tenn.
4 or 5 lbs. Pot roast
3 medium Onions, chopped
1 Garlic clove, diced
1 c. Water
1 (8 oz) can Tomato sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp. Brown sugar
1/2 t. Dry mustard
1/4 c. Lemon juice
1/2 c. Vinegar
1/2 c. Ketchup
Brown roast on both sides. Add onion, garlic, water, tomato sauce and salt and pepper. Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours. Combine sauce ingredients. Pour over roast and cook an additional 2 hours at 325 degrees.

Round Steak Sauerbraten
Cathleen Kuhlmann • Longmont, Colo.
1-1/2 lbs. Round steak
1 pkg. Brown gravy mix
2 c. Water
1 Tbsp. Instant minced onion
2 Tbsp. Vinegar
2 Tbsp. Brown sugar
1/2 t. Salt
1/4 t. Pepper
1/2 t. Sugar
1 t. Worcestershire sauce
1 Bay leaf
Butter noodles, cooked
Cut steak into 1-inch squares and brown. Remove meat from pan and add gravy mix and water. Bring to a boil. Stir in remaining ingredients, except noodles. Put steak back in skillet. Cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours. Remove bay leaf. Serve over noodles.

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