Sunday, August 31, 2014

Ranch Roasted Potatoes

6-8  potatoes, peeled and in 1” cubes
     1 T. ranch dressing mix
  1/4  c. oil

Combine oil and ranch mix.  Place cubed potatoes and oil mix in an air tight container. Toss to coat. Bake 450 degrees for 40-45 min. or until tender and golden brown. . Stir every 15 minutes. This recipe freezes well.

Cream Soup Substitute

2  c. powdered milk
  3/4 c. cornstarch
     2  T. onion flakes
  1/2  t. pepper
     1  t. basil
     1  t. thyme
     2  t. salt

Mix well and store in airtight container.

To make sauce: In a saucepan combine 1/3 cup of mix with 1 ½  cups of chicken or turkey broth. Whisk until smooth. Stir often until thickened. This mixture will thicken as cooling.  Add celery, mushrooms, cheese or other desired ingredients.