Delicious Dutch Oven Creations

A dutch oven gives your food a taste you can’t get any other way.

Becky Low shares two recipes that will make you want to break out your dutch oven.
S’more Cake
1 Angel Food Cake
6-8 chocolate bars (1 ½-oz each)
4 cups mini marshmallows
1 cup heavy cream, whipped

Cut Angel food cake into 3 layers. Place bottom layer on large piece of heavy foil. Break chocolate bar into pieces and place ⅓ on the layer of cake, Sprinkle with ⅓ the marshmallows. Repeat, creating 3 layers ending with marshmallows on top.

Fold foil up around sides of cake and place on a baking sheet in 400 degree pre-heated oven until chocolate and marshmallows are melted. Or place wrapped cake on a trivet in Dutch Oven, place Dutch Oven over hot coals with coals on the lid, heat until chocolate and marshmallows are melted.

Serve with dolop of whipped cream. Serves 6-8.
Pan Tacos
1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 can (16-oz) refried beans
1 jar (28-oz) salsa of choice, divided
8-10 flour tortillas
2-3 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
Lettuce, optional
Tomato, optional garnish
Sour cream

In Dutch Oven, brown ground beef with chopped onion until cooked through. Add refried beans and approximately ⅔ the jar of salsa (to taste). Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove all but approximately ⅔-cup of the meat mixture from the Dutch Oven; set aside.

Place one tortilla in the bottom of Dutch Oven, tear second tortilla and place on bottom of oven to fill in the gaps. Spread tortillas with approximately ⅓ the meat mixture and shredded cheese. Repeat to make 3 layers of meat/beans and tortilla, ending with shredded cheese. Place Dutch Oven over hot coals or in a 350 degree oven and thoroughly heat through.

Serve with additional salsa, shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, and sour cream.

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