Broccoli & Ham Hot Dish

Debbie Says: A great old dish.  You can use plain or crinkle cut french fries for a fun variation.

Broccoli & Ham Hot Dish
Recipe type: Sides
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  • 1 bag French fries, frozen
  • 1 sm. box frozen broccoli pieces, thawed & drained
  • 2 c. ham, cubed
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
  • 1 c. mayonnaise
  • 1 c. milk
  • 8 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a large casserole dish or 9″x13″ baking dish.
  2. Layer frozen french fries, broccoli & cubed ham evenly on the bottom of your dish/pan.
  3. Mix soup, mayonnaise & milk together. Pour evenly over other ingredients in baking dish. Spread cheese evenly on top.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, or until warmed thoroughly.

Photo Courtesy of Steven Lilley on Flickr

Shepherd’s Pie

Monica Says: You can also use leftover chicken or any meat, really.  If using larger chunks, like chicken, cube the meat.

Shepherd's Pie
Recipe type: Entree
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  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 5 potatoes
  • 4 oz. sliced mushrooms, canned
  • 2 c. fresh or frozen vegetables, your choice
  • 1 can Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 can Condensed Cream of Celery Soup
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9"x13" baking dish with cooking spray. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving some of the cooking liquid. Peel & quarter the potatoes, then mash with a little of the cooking liquid. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the meat over medium-high heat. Drain fat from pan. If using leftover meat, heat & add to the skillet. Stir in mushrooms, vegetables, mushroom & celery soups, salt, & pepper; heat through. Pour into prepared baking dish; cover with mashed potatoes & dot with butter.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until potatoes are golden & meat & vegetable mixture is hot & bubbly.

Photo Courtesy of Sodanie Chea on Flickr

Crawfish Etouffee

Submitted by Ali


1 small white onion, finely chopped 1 stick butter
1 lbs. crawfish tails (frozen with juice) 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Shrimp Soup
2 c. cooked rice (Cream of Mushroom can be substituted)
Cajun seasoning to taste


  1. Sauté onions & butter until onions are wilted & glazed. Add crawfish tails, soup, & seasoning. 
  2. Let mixture simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid sticking. Serve over rice.

Chef’s Note: This is the quick & easy version of making this. There are longer, harder ways to cook it – but this tastes just as good & is much easier.

Chicken Souffle

8 servings
Cal 228, Fat 3g, Pro 11g, Carb 39g, Chol 80mg, Sod 726mg.


2 c. chicken breast strips, cooked & cubed 1½ c. long-grain white rice, cooked
3 whole hard-boiled eggs, chopped ½ c. onions, chopped
¼ tsp salt 10¾ oz. low-fat cream of mushroom soup
¾ c. fat-free mayonnaise 1 c. Rice Krispies cereal


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Spray a 2 qt. casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray & set aside.
  3. Combine chicken, rice, eggs, onions, & salt in a medium mixing bowl. Mix well.
  4. Fold in mushroom soup & mayonnaise. Mix well.
  5. Spoon & spread mixture evenly into prepared dish.
  6. Sprinkle Rice Krispies over top.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes.

TexMex Casserole

Submitted by Foghorn Leghorn
Serves 6


1 can enchilada sauce 1 can chopped green chilies
1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 lb. ground beef
1 pack of taco seasoning 1 pack of Mozzarella/Cheddar Grated Cheese
1 bag of White Corn Tostitos ½ chopped onion


  1. Cook hamburger meat & onion & taco seasoning. 
  2. Drain meat & onions & place into bowl add cream of mushroom soup & enchilada sauce. 
  3. Add chilies & make sure it stirred up well. 
  4. Place tortilla chips into a casserole pan & place ingredients from bowl in on top of chips. 
  5. Preheat your oven to 350°F for 10-15 minutes. 
  6. Place shredded cheese on top of meat mixture in casserole dish; place into the oven & when cheese is melted take out of oven.