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Momma Braga’s Roasted Potato Recipe

Growing up I always had a soft spot for potatoes as it was my go-to side every time my mom would ask what I wanted as a side. The amazing thing about potatoes is that you can make them in so many different ways. So this weekend, I tried a different way of making roasted potatoes by using a cupcake tray. Yes! Cupcake Tray!

This was such an easy and simple recipe that took me a total of 40 minutes which included prep, cooking time and serving. *Please note that time and oven temperature may vary depending on the equipment that you use in your own home. Also remember that when you are cooking, have fun! ­čÖé

 

Roasted Potatoes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Large Potatoes (Any kind that you like, we use white potatoes)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Parsley Flakes

DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the potatoes thoroughly and cut them into four (4) quarters.
  • Place potatoes in a Ziploc and put ingredients (use quantity that you are comfortable with using).
    • Salt
    • Black Pepper
    • Garlic Powder
    • Olive Oil
  • Once all the ingredients have been added, mix it all together in. Why we love the Ziploc is the option of shaking it in the bag ­čśë
  • We used a cupcake tray and placed our quarters into a slot (you can add two to three depending on the size of the potatoes). We found that this type of tray really made a difference with baking the potatoes perfectly.
  • Once potatoes are all set, we added some parsley flakes for extra flavour.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 450 for approx. 25 minutes. Then move potatoes around to get all sides cooked and lower temperature to 350 for 15 minutes.
  • Once time is up, let it stand for a few minutes and then place them on a serving tray. It truly is delicious!

And there you have it,┬áMomma Braga’s Roasted Potatoes! Give it a try and let me know what you think of it!

Until next time…Happy Parenting!

Momma Braga

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Momma Braga’s Roll-Up Lasagna Recipe

Pinterest is such a wonderful medium that offers such great ideas and it seems that I found some extra time on my hands so I ended up looking at some recipes. I came across one that took the lasagna and literally rolled it up!

So I decided why not take my lasagna recipe and try their idea out! The end result was absolutely delicious!

Lasagna

INGREDIENTS

  • Ground Chicken (or Ground Turkey or Ground Beef)
  • 1 Onion
  • Olive Oil
  • Lasagna Pasta
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Paprika
  • 4 Tablespoons of red wine
  • Parsley Flakes

DIRECTIONS

  • Marinate your meat (which ever one you prefer to do. We used ground turkey this time.) prior to cooking.
    • Wash meat well.
    • Place┬ámeat in a bowl and add the following ingredients; salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, 4 teaspoons of red wine (the wine added is what sets this recipe apart from many). Measurements for the ingredients are based on what you normally use in your meat marinating.
  • Cut the onions up into small pieces.
  • Once the onions are cut, place them in a pan with some olive oil. On low heat cook the onion and tomato until the onions are a golden color. Then add your meat.
  • With ground meat you will need to keep breaking it apart and stirring it to ensure it gets cooked. Once the meat is cooked remove it from the pan with a slotted spoon to ensure that the olive oil is drained.
  • Place the ground meat in a bowl and mix some tomato sauce.
  • In another pot, fill it with water and add a drizzle of olive oil with a dash of salt and the add your lasagna pasta. Once the pasta is cooked, drain the water and fill it with cold water to cool down the pasta.
  • Then the roll-up begins! Start with some tomato sauce and spread to cover the bottom of the lasagna tray.
  • Take one of the lasagna noodles (make sure it is dry) and place it in the tray. Add some tomato sauce, then add your ground meat and then some cheese.

  • Then carefully roll it up slowly and place it at the far end of the tray in order to do more lasagna roll-ups. Continue until you have made enough roll-ups that you need.

  • Once it is all rolled up, use some tomato sauce to cover the top of the noodles and then add some cheese (yes please!)

  • Bake in preheated oven for approx. 45 minutes (or until the cheese is melted to your liking). Remove from oven, and let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving and you can add some parsley flakes.

And there you have it,┬áMomma Braga’s roll-up lasagna! Give it a try and let me know what you think of it!

Until next time…Happy Parenting!

Momma Braga