3 each - 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Provolone Cheese - separated into 3 small freezer bags.
18 hoagie rolls - 6 per large freezer bag = 3 large freezer bags
3 medium onion
3 pound ground beef or turkey
3 garlic clove, pressed
Chop onion. Place onions, beef and pressed garlic into a 12" skillet. Cook over med-high heat 15-18 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Divide beef mixture into three portions.
Prepare and freeze:
To one portion of Make-Ahead Ground Beef (You will need to make 3 portions):
1 each green and red bell pepper, sliced
1/4 cup water
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 pkt. (1 oz.) onion soup mix
1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning mix
Combine in large resealable plastic bag. Freeze for up to three months.
Microwave packet on DEFROST (30% power) 8-10 minutes or until softened. Pour into 10" skillet and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
- Sprinkle 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Provolone cheese over beef mixture.
- Cover with lid and simmer 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- Spoon into 6 warm hoagie rolls.
Variation: I supplied everyone with 6 slices of provolone cheese
Yield: 6 servings per plastic bag. (This recipe is for 3 meals 6 servings each).