Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Pork Chop Casserole & Mac n Cheese

The pork chop casserole is from Kris' week. I really liked the cabbage and potatoes but the dog got most of the pork chop from the older kids and myself. 

The mac n cheese is from Mandi's week and it was really good! Definitely not "creamy" in the same way as a box of mac n cheese. We ate the whole crockpot full! I used whole wheat macaroni too and it tasted great! I would definitely make it again but probably would try putting the ingredients in without melting the cheese and butter together...
Pork Chop and Cabbage Casserole
1 small head cabbage, shredded
4 potatoes, peeled and sliced
salt to taste
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup
1/2 (10.75 ounce) can water
1 small onion, diced
4 pork chops

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish.
Place a layer of shredded cabbage into baking dish and then a layer of sliced potatoes. Repeat cabbage and potatoes and salt.
Simmer the soup, water and diced onion. Pour over cabbage and potatoes.
In a skillet, brown each pork chop in a small amount of oil and place on top of mixture. Bake for 1 1/2 hours uncovered or until chops are tender.
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
courtesy Paula Deen Show: Paula's Home Cooking
Episode: Slow Cookin'
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (an 8-ounce box isn't quite 2 cups)
4 tablespoons (1/2 stuck) butter, cut into pieces
2 1/2 cups (about 10 ounces) grated sharp Cheddar cheese
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup sour cream
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed Cheddar cheese soup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Boil the macaroni in a 2 quart saucepan in plenty of water until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain. In a medium saucepan, mix butter and cheese. Stir until the cheese melts. In a slow cooker, combine cheese/butter mixture and add the eggs, sour cream, soup, salt, milk, mustard and pepper and stir well. Then add drained macaroni and stir again. Set the slow cooker on low setting and cook for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.


Anonymous said...

I bought the stuff to make the mac 'n cheese and will be doing that sometime this weekend! Looks yummmmmy! :D

Mandi (a.k.a MissMandiGirl) said...

Oh my!! YUMMY!!!