Hautemama Approved Recipes

Green Enchiladas (From Aunt Novella)

2 lbs. ground chuck
2 tbsp. dried oregano
2 small cans diced green chilis
3 cans cream of celery soup
1 package burrito sized flour tortillas
tomato - chopped
shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream (optional)

Brown ground chuck in a skillet. When meat is almost browned completely, sprinkle in dried oregano. In a separate saucepan, combine cream of celery soup, green chilis and 1/4 cup water. Heat just until warm and combined well. Spray casserole dish (large size) with cooking spray. Fill each flour tortilla with meat mixture and roll into an enchilada. Fill casserole dish with rolled tortillas, then spread soup mixture on top of the tortillas. Sprinkle top of enchiladas with desired amount of cheese. The more cheese, the merrier. Bake until sauce is bubbly, approx. 30 minutes at 350 degrees. We serve one or two enchiladas, topped with the desired veggies and salsa, guacamole and sour cream. Yum!

German Turnip & Sausage Stew (approx. 6 points per cup serving.)

Serves approximately 4 or 5 depending on the amount each person eats

1 package any brand turkey smoked sausage, cut into slices
6 slices turkey bacon, cut into bite size pieces
3 turnips, large dice
3 potatoes, large dice
1 small onion, diced
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. honey

In a large soup pot, pour the olive oil and start cooking the turkey bacon and smoked sausage until browned. Brown the smoked sausage fairly well, as this is where a lot of the flavor is developed. When browned, add the turnips, potatoes, onion and 1 tbsp. of honey. The honey is good for taking the bitter taste out of the turnip. Add about 3/4 cup water, then simmer until the vegetables are cooked and the texture is similar to a stew. The longer it cooks, the better it is.

Weight Watchers Muffins (they look bad but are super yummy!) (3 points a muffin)

Any box of cake mix - I used chocolate fudge
1 can of 100% pure pumpkin

Simply mix the pumpkin in the cake mix. You might need to add a tbsp or so of water to make it mix easier. Follow directions for muffins on the cake mix box - usually about 18 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. These are the moistest muffins you will ever eat. My kids could eat every muffin in one sitting.

The Best Sliders!

I saw this recipe for slider style burgers on allrecipes.com the other day and knew my crew would just love it! I'm not a huge hamburger fan, but these really surprised me. They are full of flavor and very filling. I think next time, I'm going to half the recipe for our family of four.


French Onion Sliders (allrecipes.com)

2 pounds ground beef
1 (1.25 ounce) envelope onion soup mix
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
24 dinner rolls, split
1/2 cup sliced pickles (optional)


1.Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.

2.Mix together the ground beef and onion soup mix in a large skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease. Remove from heat. Stir the mayonnaise and Cheddar cheese into the ground beef mixture.

3.Lay the bottoms of the dinner rolls on the prepared baking sheet. Spread the cheese and beef mixture on the bottom half of each roll. Replace the tops. Cover with another sheet of aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray.

4.Bake in the preheated oven until the burgers are heated through and cheese melts, about 30 minutes. Serve with sliced pickles.