Monte Cristo Casserole Sliders

Your Sunday brunch just got a whole lot easier! We've taken the traditional Monte Cristo sandwich and made it into an easy casserole that's ideal for any breakfast (or lunch) table. These little sliders are perfect for the grab and go crowd looking for a sweet treat filled with the power of protein-packed, recipe ready meat. You'll love the convenience of using time saving recipe ready all natural Keystone Turkey while your family will love gobbling up these tasty sandwiches! Watch how easy this recipe is to make.

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  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Turkey, drained
  • 1 package dinner rolls, 12 count
  • 10 slices honey ham
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • Powdered sugar for topping
  • Strawberry preserves for dipping
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Spray an 11-inch rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Using a large serrated knife, slice the rolls in half - don't pull the rolls apart.
  4. Spread dijon mustard on each slab. Layer the sliders: sliced cheese, sliced ham, Keystone Turkey and remaining cheese. Replace the top half of the rolls.
  5. In a small bowl, add the melted butter with the egg and whip. Brush egg mixture on top of the rolls. Cover with loosely with foil (use toothpicks to tent the foil over buns). Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove foil and continue to bake for another 10 minutes or until top is golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar over the top and serve hot with strawberry preserves on the side.

Beer Cheese Soup with Keystone Chicken

We've got just the solution for when you want a more robust cheese soup ... add Keystone Chicken! Our recipe is so thick and creamy, it's also perfect for dipping soft pretzels or veggies. And if you have any leftovers (that'll be hard to believe), you can freeze for up to 3 months.

Keystone beer cheese soup
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Chicken, drained
  • 1 can (27 oz) Keystone Chicken broth
  • 5 slices thick cut bacon
  • 5 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 8 oz beer
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 16 oz mild cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  1. Warm an 8-quart pot over medium-high heat. Cut bacon into small pieces and add into the pot. Cook bacon until it's crisp, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add Keystone Chicken into bacon grease to warm. Stir occasionally until chicken is completely warmed throughout.
  3. Remove chicken and bacon from the pot and set aside.
  4. Add butter into the pot and slowly melt over low heat. Add garlic, jalapeño and pepper and stir - about 2 minutes. Whisk in flour. Allow to cook for 1 minute, whisking frequently.
  5. Add beer and whisk to combine and cook for 2 minutes. Add Keystone chicken broth and half-and-half and whisk to combine.
  6. Slowly add the cheese, add a little at a time whisking until it is incorporated. Stir until you have a smooth mixture. Return chicken and bacon back to the pot. Stir to combine.
  7. Allow to simmer until ready to serve, stirring occasionally.

Quick Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Keystone Chicken

Broccoli Cheddar Soup may be the perfect warm-me-up on a cold winter's day, but when you add fully cooked Keystone Chicken to the recipe, it becomes a hearty dinner that's perfect anytime of the year!

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Soup
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Chicken, drained
  • 2 cans (27 oz) Keystone Chicken Broth
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 bag (14-oz) broccoli florets, frozen
  • 1-1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 large bread bowls with center cut out
  1. In an 8 quart pot, add olive oil and Keystone Chicken and heat on medium-high.
  2. Add pepper and paprika and stir. Add Keystone Chicken Broth and cover. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add rice and broccoli. Replace cover. Cook until rice is almost tender, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine butter and flour. Mash with fork until completely combined. Add flour mixture to soup. Stir to combine.
  5. Add cheese. Stir and reduce to simmer, about 5 minutes. Soup will thicken while it sits.
  6. Scoop soup into crusty bread bowls. Enjoy!

Unstuffed Pepper Soup

A Keystone Cookbook Recipe Winner, this Unstuffed Pepper Soup recipe, using Keystone Ground Beef, is a one-pot wonder! Easy to make and even easier to clean up ... especially because there won't be any leftovers! Winning recipe submitted by Daniel C.

Keystone Unstuffed Pepper Soup
  • 1 can (28 oz.) Keystone Ground Beef, drained
  • 1 can (27 oz) Keystone Beef Broth
  • 1 package Spanish rice side dish
  • 1 Green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) Diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (32 oz.) Tomato juice
  1. Add all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes (or until rice is cooked).

Brisket Biscuit Casserole

Our Brisket Biscuit Casserole ... Is it a hearty family meal on a cold winters night or is it a meaty dinner after a long day of raking leaves? Or do you make this recipe when you need a quick and tasty meal anytime? The answer is up to you because when you use fully cooked Keystone Beef, you not only go from prep to table in less than 30 minutes, you get a full-flavored meal anytime of the year.

Keystone Brisket Biscuit Casserole
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Beef, drained
  • 1 cup Keystone Beef Broth
  • 1 cup onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can refrigerated biscuits (8 biscuits)
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic, minced
  • 1 lb white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup milk
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and carrots, salt and pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  3. Stir in mushrooms and garlic; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until mushrooms are brown.
  4. Stir in flour, cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Gradually stir in Keystone Broth and milk; lower heat to simmering, stirring frequently until thickened. Stir in Keystone Beef.
  6. Add mixture in to a 9” x 12” baking pan. Separate biscuits and cut each biscuit into fourths. Top brisket mixture with biscuit pieces.
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Quick Southwestern Beef Soup

This robust and colorful soup is packed with everything you look for after a long snowy winter day. And when you use Keystone Beef, you'll go from stovetop to tabletop in under 15 minutes.

Keystone Southwestern Beef Soup
  • 1 can (28 oz.)of Keystone Beef, drained
  • 2 cups Keystone Beef Broth
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup white rice, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream, optional
  1. Heat a small nonstick Dutch oven over medium-heat.
  2. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  3. Add onion, garlic, Keystone Beef, and jalapeño to pan; sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add broth and next five ingredients; bring to a boil.
  5. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 6 minutes, stirring occasionally until rice is cooked.
  6. Remove from heat, stir in cilantro and add sour cream (optional).
  7. Serve!

Hearty Pork & Pinto Bean Soup

There's nothing better than a steaming bowl of soup on a cold winter evening, especially when you can go from stovetop to table in less than 20 minutes! Add recipe ready Keystone Pork and turn an ordinary soup into extraordinary dinner.

Keystone Pork Bean Soup
  • 1 can (28 oz.) Keystone Pork, drained
  • 1 can (27 oz.) Keystone Chicken Broth
  • 1 can (16 oz) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 5 medium carrots, cubed
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup celery, sliced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) green beans, drained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) peas, drained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • Pepper to taste
  • Avocado, sliced (optional)
  1. In a stockpot, combine the first eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Stir carrots, celery, potato, green beans, peas and tomatoes into bean mixture.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Add avocado (optional) and serve with warmed tortillas or bread.

Lazy Sunday Shredded Beef Chili

Sometimes you just don't want to cook. We get that. In fact, many of our recipes are developed with that in mind! This simple, yet delicious recipe was submitted by Donna G. - a true lover of Keystone Meats.

Keystone Quick Lazy Sunday Shredded Beef Chili
  • 1 can (28 oz.) Keystone Beef, drained and mixed
  • 2 cans mild chili beans
  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 package mild chili seasoning
  • 1/2 cup dehydrated onions or 1/2 cup fresh chopped onions
  • 1 tsp. jarred garlic or 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  1. As you open and empty cans, use a small amount of water (a half of a can) to rinse all the cans and add water to the pot.
  2. If you use fresh onion & garlic, add a small amount of oil (1 tsp.) to your pot and sauté onions and garlic for about 4 minutes, do not let garlic burn, stir frequently.
  3. Add chili beans and tomato and shredded beef. Add dehydrated onions and garlic and the ketchup. Mix well, add packet of chili seasoning and a 1/2 cup of beef broth. Over medium to low heat, bring mixture to a boil, turn heat down to simmer and let cook for about 15 minutes to let flavors

Hearty Hamburger Noodle

This warm and hearty meal is great for long autumn nights. Keystone's Ground Beef pleases the whole family. The cooking time and prep time is minimal, freeing your evening to other important tasks...like spending time with your family! Our all natural ground beef is made with only two ingredients and no preservatives!

Hearty Hamburger Noodle
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef, undrained
  • 3 cans (27 oz) Keystone Beef Broth or 1/2 (8 oz) jar Keystone Beef Soup Base
  • 16 oz bag egg noodles
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  1. Bring ground beef with juices and broth to a boil in a large pan.
  2. Add 2 Tbsp of flour to a bag of noodles and shake through.
  3. Add noodles (with flour) to beef and broth.
  4. Reduce heat, stir and simmer until noodles are tender.

Quick Good Luck Pork and Sauerkraut

It's said that eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day brings good luck for the upcoming year. Whether you're ringing in the new year or making a batch for the whole family on a summer Sunday, you'll have this meal on the table in under 10 minutes … lucky for you and your family!

Pork and Sauerkraut
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Pork
  • vegetable oil (optional)
  • 2 pounds sauerkraut, undrained
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • mashed potatoes, for serving (optional)
  • applesauce, for serving (optional)
  1. Heat a tablespoon or two of oil in a skillet.
  2. Add the Keystone Pork, sauerkraut, including the brine, onion and apple in the skillet. You may need to add up to 2 cups water if your kraut is fairly dry. Bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer and cook medium until warm throughout.
  3. Serve in bowls over mashed potatoes, or with applesauce on the side, if desired.

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

A lunchtime favorite from stovetop to table in under 10 minutes. We've taken the traditional chicken noodle soup recipe and made it easier by using fully cooked Keystone Chicken.

Easy Chicken Soup Keystone Meats
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Chicken, undrained
  • 4 (27 oz) cans Keystone Chicken Broth or 1 (8 oz) jar Keystone Chicken Soup Base
  • 2 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Add all ingredients including a can of Keystone Chicken (undrained) to large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, stir and simmer until noodles are tender.

Homemade Beef Stroganoff

No need to slow cook your beef for hours when you use fully cooked Keystone Beef. We've taken the traditional stroganoff recipe and turned it into a meal that's ready in under 20 minutes.

Beef stroganoff recipe
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Beef
  • 2 tsp. Keystone Beef Soup Base or bouillon granules
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cooked noodles
  1. In a small mixing bowl stir together sour cream and flour.
  2. Stir in water, Keystone Beef Soup Base and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet cook and stir mushrooms, onion and garlic in butter until onions are translucent.
  4. Add beef and flour mixture.
  5. Stir, breaking apart Keystone Beef into smaller chunks.
  6. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.