Pizza Pasta
Pizza Pasta
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This sounds really good, and is an original recipe from a friend, I look forward to making this. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
25-30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
25-30 minutes
Pizza Pasta
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This sounds really good, and is an original recipe from a friend, I look forward to making this. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
25-30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
25-30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 220 C (425 F).
  2. Heat a pot of salted water to a boil, then add the pasta and cook that until just tender, drain well (let cool for a few minutes before adding to a Pyrex dish) pour into a 9x13 baking dish.
  3. While the water is heating for the pasta, heat a large non stick pan and add the sausage and break it with a spatula as you cook it, add some chopped up pepperoni slice if want and add to the pan as well, as much as you like. When cooked through, do not drain, just pour into the baking dish and mix with the pasta until "all the pasta is coated with the yummy meatiness." (Author's words, very cool!)
  4. Add the pasta sauce and mix together, now add the pizza cheese blend and mix that in. Once mixed, smooth out the top evenly, top with Mozzarella, then a layer of pepperoni slices.
  5. Bake until bubbly, about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove and let rest for a few minutes, you have a bubbly dish of cheese lava, you are just cooling it a bit before serving.
  6. Serve. Garlic bread would be a great side dish.
Recipe Notes

The sausage if you make yourself, about 45 Baht. The cheeses will cost about 175 Baht for the pizza cheese blend, and 140 Baht for the Mozzarella. For 6 servings, this is about $1.77 per serving.

Shortcuts: Italian Sausage, Pasta Sauce.

Variants: 1. Easy, anything you like on a pizza. The author, Amy, says diced green bell pepper and sliced mushrooms is a very good addition. 2. To make this leaner, use chicken sausage.

Original recipe and photo, provided by good friend, Amy Weckerly Shanks, and the original recipe is here.

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas
Portobello Mushroom Pizzas
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These sound really good, now I will have to look for large Portobello mushrooms to try this out. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Portobello Mushroom Pizzas
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These sound really good, now I will have to look for large Portobello mushrooms to try this out. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to broil, if using a counter top oven, heat the top coil. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the mushroom caps on the paper with the top of the caps upwards.
  2. Mix together in a bowl, the oil, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Brush the mushroom caps with the oil mixture, then turn the caps over so the underside is facing upwards.
  3. Spoon on the pasta sauce, divided among the 4 mushrooms, onto the mushrooms, sprinkle on the cheese also divided between the mushrooms, then top the cheese with some cooked sausage, then some pepperoni slices.
  4. Broil for about 8 minutes or until the cheese is starting to brown.
  5. Serve.
Recipe Notes

Low cost really but I cannot say for sure until I source the mushrooms. I will say Low cost for now but that may change once I make these.

Shortcuts: Italian Seasoning, Pasta Sauce, Sausage.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
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Ground Beef Pizza
Ground Beef Pizza
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Sounds really good and is a change up from the thick (think lots of fillings) pizzas that I normally make. On my to cook list. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
18-20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
18-20 minutes
Ground Beef Pizza
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Sounds really good and is a change up from the thick (think lots of fillings) pizzas that I normally make. On my to cook list. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
18-20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
18-20 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, add the warm water and sugar and stir to dissolve the sugar, then sprinkle in the yeast and stir in until that is dissolved. Let this stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Mix together the flour and salt then mix in the oil. When 5 minutes have passed, add the flour mixture to the yeast mixture and stir to form a soft dough. Turn out dough onto a floured work surface and kneed for about 5 minutes until dough is soft and elastic.
  3. Shape dough into a ball and place on a lightly oiled baking sheet, flatten lightly. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for 20 minutes.
  4. While the dough is rising, cook the ground beef in a non stick skillet and break it up as it cooks, season with salt pepper as desired. Drain then add the pasta sauce to the ground beef and mix together.
  5. Heat your oven to 250 C. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts, pat each one into about a 7 inch circle. Should be able to put 2 on each baking sheet.
  6. Top each pizza with 1/4 of the meat sauce, then 1/4 of the Mozzarella. Bake for about 18 to 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the crust is golden brown. Remove from oven, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  7. Serve.
Recipe Notes

Figure about 170 Baht for the Mozzarella cheese, the beef about 50 Baht for 250 grams. For 6 servings, this is about $1.08 per serving, depending on the toppings you wish to add, this will increase the cost per serving.

Variants: 1. Add toppings of your choice, such as sliced bell pepper, onion, cooked bacon, cooked Italian sausage, chopped spring onion, slice green olives, pepperoni, etc. 2. Change the Mozzarella to a different cheese, like a 4 blend cheese.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
United States.

Sausage & Peppers Macaroni
Sausage & Peppers Macaroni
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Sounds great, Peppers and Sausage, great meal, add macaroni and cheese, even better. This recipe screams of a shortcut to make the sausage and tomato sauce, both are so easy. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Sausage & Peppers Macaroni
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Sounds great, Peppers and Sausage, great meal, add macaroni and cheese, even better. This recipe screams of a shortcut to make the sausage and tomato sauce, both are so easy. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In a large non stick pan, brown the sausage, then add in the onion, garlic, and bell pepper until that is soft.
  2. Add in the pasta and mix until coated, then add in the pasta, pasta sauce, and chicken stock. Simmer until the pasta is just tender and most of the liquid is absorbed, then stir in the cream and Mozzarella and mix until the cheese is melted in.
  3. Garnish with the fresh chopped parsley and serve.
Recipe Notes

For the pork, and making the sausage from the shortcut, this is about 55 Baht/500 grams. The cheese will cost about 80 Baht. For 4 servings, this is about $1.00 per serving. Cutting it close on best value, but sounds like a good dish as well.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Make It Your Own Grandma Pie
Make It Your Own Grandma Pie
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A Grandma Pie is a square/rectangular pizza that is easy on the toppings, not the huge monstrosities that I normally make. Keep the cheese as listed, no need to add extra. This is your base, Keep the toppings to 1 or 2 items, this type of pizza is not overloaded. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Make It Your Own Grandma Pie
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A Grandma Pie is a square/rectangular pizza that is easy on the toppings, not the huge monstrosities that I normally make. Keep the cheese as listed, no need to add extra. This is your base, Keep the toppings to 1 or 2 items, this type of pizza is not overloaded. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Take the prepared dough out of the fridge, coat a 18x13 inch rimmed baking sheet with the olive oil. Gently and gradually stretch dough until it reaches the edges of baking sheet. (If dough springs back or is stiff to work with, let it rest 10 minutes before continuing. You may need to let it rest more than once.)
  2. Preheat your oven to 250 C.
  3. Cover dough on baking sheet tightly with plastic wrap and let sit in a warm place until it is puffed and full of air bubbles, 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Once dough has risen in baking sheet, top with mozzarella, dot pie with tomato sauce, add toppings of your choice, add sea salt and red pepper flakes if desired.
  5. Bake until golden brown and crisp on bottom and sides, 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. Slice into squares and serve.
Recipe Notes

The Mozzarella cheese is about 220 Baht/for the 340 grams. For 6 servings, this is about $1.08 per serving. Some toppings will add to the overall cost.

The beauty of this, use what you like on a pizza, but keep it to 1-2 toppings.

Shortcuts: Grandma Style Pie (Pizza) Dough, Pasta Sauce.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Classic Mozzarella Grandma Pie
Classic Mozzarella Grandma Pie
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Nothing wrong with a cheese pizza, even if it is square. A Grandma Pie is a square/rectangular pizza that is easy on the toppings, not the huge monstrosities that I normally make. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Classic Mozzarella Grandma Pie
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Nothing wrong with a cheese pizza, even if it is square. A Grandma Pie is a square/rectangular pizza that is easy on the toppings, not the huge monstrosities that I normally make. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
35-40 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Take the prepared dough out of the fridge, coat a 18x13 inch rimmed baking sheet with the olive oil. Gently and gradually stretch dough until it reaches the edges of baking sheet. (If dough springs back or is stiff to work with, let it rest 10 minutes before continuing. You may need to let it rest more than once.)
  2. Preheat your oven to 250 C.
  3. Cover dough on baking sheet tightly with plastic wrap and let sit in a warm place until it is puffed and full of air bubbles, 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Once dough has risen in baking sheet, top with mozzarella, dot pie with tomato sauce, top with sea salt and red pepper flakes if desired.
  5. Bake until golden brown and crisp on bottom and sides, 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. Slice into squares, serve.
Recipe Notes

The Mozzarella cheese is about 220 Baht/for the 340 grams. For 6 servings, this is about $1.08 per serving.

Shortcuts: Grandma Style Pie (Pizza) Dough, Pasta Sauce.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Black Olive & Provolone Grandma Pie
Black Olive & Provolone Grandma Pie
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Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Black Olive & Provolone Grandma Pie
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Sounds good. A Grandma Pie is a square/rectangular pizza that is easy on the toppings, not the huge monstrosities that I normally make. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 50 minutes
Cook Time
30-40 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Take the prepared dough out of the fridge, coat a 18x13 inch rimmed baking sheet with the olive oil. Gently and gradually stretch dough until it reaches the edges of baking sheet. (If dough springs back or is stiff to work with, let it rest 10 minutes before continuing. You may need to let it rest more than once.)
  2. Preheat your oven to 250 C.
  3. Cover dough on baking sheet tightly with plastic wrap and let sit in a warm place until it is puffed and full of air bubbles, 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Once dough has risen in baking sheet, top with mozzarella and provolone, dot pie with tomato sauce, and top with the onion and olives.
  5. Bake until golden brown and crisp on bottom and sides, 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. Cut into squares and serve.
Recipe Notes

The Mozzarella cheese is about 220 Baht/for the 340 grams. Provolone I cannot price but a guess is about 150 Baht. For 6 servings (at least), this is about $1.82 per serving.

Shortcuts: Grandma Style Pie (Pizza) Dough, Pasta Sauce.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Potato Spinach Lasagna
Potato Spinach Lasagna
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Sounds great, main ingredients are spinach and potatoes. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Potato Spinach Lasagna
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Sounds great, main ingredients are spinach and potatoes. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 190 C. Grease a large casserole dish with butter.
  2. Slice the potatoes in half lengthwise, then slice each half into 1/4 inch slices.
  3. Cook the spinach in a saucepan according to package instructions. Drain and squeeze out excess water. If using leaf spinach, lightly chop the spinach after draining and squeezing it dry.
  4. In a large bowl, combine potato slices and olive oil and toss to coat. Add garlic, oregano, basil, and salt and toss to coat.
  5. In prepared casserole dish, coat bottom with 1/3 of the pasta sauce, 1/3 of the potatoes, 1/3 of the spinach, 1/3 of the Parmesan, and 1/3 of the Mozzarella. Repeat layers 2 more times.
  6. Bake uncovered 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  7. Serve, perfect sides would be a green salad and garlic toast.
Recipe Notes

I cannot price this until I get some frozen spinach, but with the cheese, this is probably a fair cost meal. I will update this after I make it.

Shortcut: Pasta Sauce.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
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Chicken Parmesan Casserole
Chicken Parmesan Casserole
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Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Chicken Parmesan Casserole
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Sounds good and tasty, looking forward to making this. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 180 C. Grease a 7x11­ baking dish with butter. Place the chopped chicken into the dish and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder, mix.
  2. Pour the pasta sauce over the top and stir to mix. Sprinkle the two cheeses over the top of the chicken and sauce.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the panko, herbs, and olive oil. Spread the seasoned panko evenly over the top of the cheese layer.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and continue to bake for an additional 15 minutes, until the chicken has cooked through and the casserole has begun to brown and is bubbling. Serve over spaghetti or pasta of your choice.
Recipe Notes

The chicken will run about 73 Baht/kilo. Figure about 75 Baht for the Parmesan, and 142 Baht/200 grams of Mozzarella. For 6 servings, this is about $1.42 per serving.

Shortcut: Pasta Sauce.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Lebanese Beef & Green Beans
Lebanese Beef & Green Beans
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Sounds great, green beans here would be long beans, perfect. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
20-60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
20-60 minutes
Lebanese Beef & Green Beans
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Sounds great, green beans here would be long beans, perfect. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
20-60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
20-60 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the butter and the oil. Add the onions and cook slowly until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant. Add the ground beef and crumble as it cooks. Stir in tomato sauce, Worcestershire, red wine, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a low simmer.
  2. Cover with lid and simmer for at least 20 minutes or up to an hour. About ten minutes before serving, add the green beans, stir and cover with lid once more. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice. Enjoy.
Recipe Notes

Figure about 100 Baht/500 grams of beef. For 6 servings, this is about 50 cents per serving.

Shortcut: Pasta Sauce.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
United States.