Simple Cheesy Chicken Sausage and Potatoes Foil Dinner

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Simple Cheesy Chicken Sausage and Potatoes Foil Dinner

These foil packs loaded with chicken-apple sausage, potatoes and green beans are sure to become a summertime family favorite.  Credit:  Pillsbury Recipes.

Cheesy Chicken Sausage and Potatoes Foil Dinner

Ingredients

1      package (12 oz) smoked fully cooked chicken and apple sausages,                                           cut into 1/2-inch slices

1      bag (20 oz) refrigerated garlic herb hash brown potatoes

1/2   cup chopped onion (1 medium)

1      package (12 oz) fresh green beans, cut in half

2      tablespoons olive oil

1/4   teaspoon pepper

1      cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

 

Steps

1     Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 4 (18×12-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. Spray with cooking spray.

2     In large bowl, mix all ingredients except cheese until well mixed; divide evenly onto foil sheets. Top with cheese.

3     Bring up 2 sides of foil so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again, allowing space for heat circulation and expansion. Fold other sides to seal.

4     Place packs on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 minutes. Rotate packs 1/2 turn; cook 9 to 10 minutes longer or until sausage is heated through and beans are crisp-tender. Remove packs from grill. Carefully fold back foil; stir before serving.

Simply Salsa Chicken Foil Dinner

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Simply Salsa Chicken Foil Dinner

Make this fun, all-in-one chicken dinner in the oven or on the grill for a quick, flavorful meal.  We used to call them Hobo Dinners.  Credit:  Pillsbury Recipes.

Ingredients

2      cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

2      cups uncooked Minute™ instant white rice

1      cup frozen whole kernel sweet corn, thawed

1      medium red bell pepper, chopped

2      tablespoons butter, melted

1      teaspoon dried oregano leaves

4      boneless skinless chicken breasts (6 oz each)

1/2   teaspoon salt

1/4   teaspoon pepper

1      cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky hot salsa

1      cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)

 

Steps

Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 4 (18×12-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. Spray with cooking spray.  If you don’t have heavy-duty foil, use 2 pieces of regular foil.

In medium bowl, mix chicken broth and instant rice; stir and let stand about 20 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed. Stir in corn, bell pepper, melted butter and oregano.

Simply Salsa Chicken 1

Divide rice mixture evenly among foil pieces (about 1 1/4 cups on each piece). Place chicken breast on rice. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken. Top each chicken breast with 1/4 cup salsa.

Simply Salsa Chicken 2

Bring up 2 sides of foil so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again, allowing space for heat circulation and expansion. Fold other sides to seal.

Place packs on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 minutes. Rotate packs 1/2 turn; cook 9 to 11 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove packs from grill. Carefully fold back foil. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup cheese; let stand about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Simply Salsa Chicken 3

To make in oven: Place packs on cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F 35 to 40 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).

 

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas…Simple and Delicious!

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Salsa-Verde-Chicken-Enchiladas-Recipe

These are the best  Avocado Chicken Enchiladas ever!!!

Ingredients for the Enchilada Sauce

1 tablespoon butter
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp flour
1 cup chicken stock – (you could use vegetable stock)
2 teaspoons of cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup mild or medium salsa verde
1/2 cup fat free sour cream

Ingredients for the Enchiladas

3-4 cups cooked chicken breasts, chopped or shredded
2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
3 avocados, peeled and chopped
8 flour tortillas

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In medium sauce pan, saute garlic in butter for about 1 minute on Medium – High Heat. Stir in flour let it cook for about 2 more minutes.
2. Next stir in the chicken broth, cumin, salt, pepper and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and stir in the sour cream, salsa verde and cilantro until smooth (or at least as smooth as you can get.)
3. Prepare a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray. Add about 1/2 cup sauce to the bottom of the pan. and spread out until bottom of the baking dish is evenly coated.
4. Lay out a tortilla and add chicken, shredded cheese, and avocado to the end of the tortilla and roll. Then place the rolled tortilla seam-side down and repeat until the pan is full.
5. Pour the remaining sauce over the enchiladas. Cover with 1 cup of cheese and bake for about 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbling.

Simple Meal in a Pan

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We had this for dinner last night.  It was delicious!  I sprinkled a little basil on the potatoes though.
 
Chicken, Potatoes, and Green Beans
In a 9×13 pan, place 3 chicken breasts cut in half.  Add 2 cans green beans (drained) on one side, and cut up red skin potatoes on the other.Sprinkle a packet of zesty Italian dressing mix over the top. Drizzle a stick of melted butter over it.Cover it with aluminum foil and bake at 350 for 1 hour.