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Mix And Bake One-Dish Meals In Under An Hour – for Aug. 5, 2010

Who wants a hot oven heating up the kitchen on a warm August day? The BBQ, salads and other cold dishes can get you through a lot of meals this month, but when the crew needs feeding,

All recipes courtesy of ACH Food Companies, Inc. www.achfood.ca.

MIX AND BAKE CINNAMON SWIRL BAKE (9 PORTIONS)

Prep Time: 20 min. Bake Time: 25 min. Serves: 9. This recipe has been developed and written for a COLD oven start to the baking period.

Batter:

1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour

2 envelopes

Fleischmann’s

Quick-Rise Yeast

1/4 c. sugar

1/4 tsp. salt

2/3 c. milk (very warm

120-130 F)

2 tbsp. butter or

margarine, melted

2 tbsp. MazolaCorn Oil

1 large egg

Mazola Simplicity Olive

or Canola no-stick spray Cinnamon Mixture:

3 tbsp. butter or

margarine, softened

3/4 c. light or dark

brown sugar

1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Icing:

1 c. powdered sugar

1 to 2 tbsp. milk

1 tbsp. butter or

margarine, melted

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix batter ingredients together in a pre-sprayed 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Cover and allow mixture to rest at room temperature for 10 minutes. Mix cinnamon mixture. Mix icing and set aside. Top batter evenly with cinnamon mixture; using fingers, poke topping thoroughly into batter. Bake by placing in a cold oven; set temperature to 350 F; set timer for 25 minutes. Cool 10 minutes and drizzle with icing.

MIX AND BAKE BEEF AND MUSHROOM POT PIE

Prep Time: 20 min. Bake Time: 30 min. Makes 6 servings.

Batter:

MazolaSimplicity

Canola or Olive Oil

Cooking Spray

1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour

1/4 c. whole-wheat flour

2 envelopes

Fleischmann’s

Quick-Rise Yeast

2 tsp. sugar

1/2 tsp. salt

1 c. water (very warm,

120-130 F)

1/4 c. Mazolacorn

OR canola oil Beef filling:

2 tbsp. butter or

margarine

1 pkg. (227 g) sliced

fresh mushrooms

1/2 c. chopped red and

green bell peppers

1 tbsp. dry sherry

(optional)

1 pkg. mushroom

gravy mix

1 c. water

2 c. cooked roast beef,

chopped into bite-sized

pieces

2 tsp. parsley flakes

Mix batter ingredients together in a pre-sprayed 8×8-inch baking dish; set aside. Melt butter in a large skillet and sauté mushrooms 1 to 2 minutes. Add sherry. Stir in gravy mix and water, heat until boiling and thickened. Remove from heat and add beef. Top batter evenly with beef filling. Sprinkle with parsley. Bake by placing in a cold oven; set temperature to 350 F. Bake for 30 minutes, or until done.

Recipe Note:All-purpose flour may be substituted for the whole-wheat flour. With another school year approaching, it will soon be time to think about packing school lunches again. Do you have a favourite lunch box treat to share? Or, if you’re a gardener and overwhelmed with vegetables like fresh tomatoes or zucchini or anything else, perhaps you have some family-tested recipes to share. We love hearing from readers and receiving your favourite recipes and recipe requests.

you need to turn on the stove. Here are several recipes you can assemble in 20 minutes, don’t require heating up the oven in advance and, as one-dish meals, transport easily. Enjoy!

MIX AND BAKE TACO BAKE (EXTRA SERVINGS SIZE)

Prep Time: 20 min. Bake Time: 30 min. Proof Time: 30-40 min. Serves: 8-10 servings.

Taco Meat:

1 lb. ground beef

1 medium onion, minced

1 pkg. taco seasoning

1 tbsp. chili powder

2 tsp. ground cumin

Batter:

1 c. masa corn flour

1 to 1-1/2 c. all-purpose

flour

2 envelopes

Fleischmann’s

Quick-Rise Yeast

2 tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. salt

1-1/2 c. milk (very warm,

120-130 F)

1 stick butter or

margarine (melted)

2 eggs

Toppings:

1 (16-oz.) jar, thick salsa

2 c. shredded taco or

Mexican-blend cheese

1 c. corn chips, crushed

MazolaSimplicity

Canola or Olive oil

Cooking Spray

Brown meat and onion in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Drain off excess grease. Stir in taco seasoning, chili powder and ground cumin.

Combine all batter ingredients in a medium-size mixing bowl and stir well with a spoon. Spray 9 x 11- inch baking pan with Mazola Cooking Spray. Spread batter over bottom of pan. Spoon taco meat over batter. Pour salsa over taco meat and sprinkle cheese on top. Preheat oven to 350 F for metal or glass baking pans or 325 F (160C) for dark metal or non-stick pans. Allow taco batter bake to rise in a warm spot for 30-40 minutes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.

MIX AND BAKE CHICKEN ENCHILADA BATTER BAKE

Prep Time: 20 min. Bake Time: 30 min. Serves: 12.

Batter:

1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour

1 c. masa corn flour

3 envelopes

Fleischmann’s

Quick-Rise Yeast

2 tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. salt

1-1/2 c. milk (very warm

120-130 F)

1/3 c. MazolaCorn Oil

2 eggs

Chicken Filling:

3 c. (1 lb.) diced

cooked chicken

1 c. sour cream

1 c. (113 g) shredded

Mexican-style cheese

1/2 c. (113 g) salsa Verde

(tomatillo salsa)

1 can (113 g) chopped

green chilies, drained

1 tbsp. ground cumin

Toppings:

1/2 c. (4 oz.) salsa Verde

2 c. shredded Mexicanstyle

cheese

1 c. corn chips

Mix batter ingredients together in a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Combine chicken filling ingredients in a large bowl. Top batter with chicken mixture. Pour salsa evenly over chicken; sprinkle with shredded cheese and chips.

Bake by placing in a cold oven; set temperature to 350 F; bake for 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.

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