Dinner / Main Dish

Cheeseburger Gnocchi

March 30, 2015

1 tablespoon butter 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon mustard powder (optional) 2 cups diced onion (about 1 whole onion) 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (10-oz) can Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chiles 1 cup ...

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Southwestern Chicken Cups

March 23, 2015

1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups frozen diced bell pepper and onion mix (or 1 cup each, fresh) 2 cups corn kernals (canned, fresh, or frozen) 1 teaspoon salt 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup canned black beans, drained 12 oz (2 cups) cooked chicken, chopped or shredded 1 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 cups shredded ...

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Cajun Chicken & Rice

March 19, 2015

This Cajun Chicken & Rice is a GREAT quick and easy weeknight dinner that is PACKED with flavor!! This is one of Kevin’s favorite meals I make. Chicken, rice, and cajun flavors all come together in this delicious dish.  And it’s so quick and easy to get on the table on busy weeknights. We love this one. ...

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Italian Meatball Tortellini

March 16, 2015

20 meatballs 1 cup chicken broth 2 cup spaghetti sauce 4 cups (18 oz) cheese tortellini, fresh or frozen 1. Cook the meatballs according to the package directions. 2. Add broth, spaghetti sauce, and tortellini to a large (12-inch) skillet or dutch oven. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer ...

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Italian Breakfast Casserole

March 9, 2015

So excited to share this easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole with you today. Layers of salami, ham, eggs, and cheese make this the perfect breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner! Plus you can make it the night before and bake it the next morning. We love this one! Here’s all you need to make this ...

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Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

March 4, 2015

1 cup sausage, browned and drained (I used Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Turkey Sausage Crumbles) 1/2 cup pepperoni slices 1 (14.5 oz) can Basil, Garlic, and Oregano diced tomatoes 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce 2 cups penne pasta 2 cups water 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella or Italian-blend cheese extra pepperoni for topping 1. Add ...

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Hot Ham & Cheese Party Rolls

December 17, 2014

1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated Classic Pizza Crust 3/4 lb deli ham (thinly sliced, but not shaved) 12 slices Swiss cheese (thinly sliced) Glaze 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9×13-inch baking ...

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Spinach Artichoke Lasagna

December 8, 2014

3 cups fresh baby spinach 2 (14-ounce) cans artichoke hearts, well drained 6 tablespoons butter 6 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 12 oven ready lasagna noodles 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray ...

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Harvest Breakfast Braid

November 24, 2014

1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated Classic Pizza Crust 2/3 cup orange marmalade 1 small Granny Smith apple, cored, sliced 1/8-inch thick 6 slices Havarti cheese, cut in 1/4-inch slices 1 lb sausage, cooked and crumbled 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 15×10-inch baking pan with ...

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Shrimp Scampi Pasta

August 25, 2014

1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley, chopped 8 slices thick-cut bacon 8 oz angel hair pasta 1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed 2 tablespoons blackening seasoning 1 cup petite diced tomatoes, drained 3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth 2-3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 1/2 cup scampi sauce 1 tablespoon fresh lemon ...

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Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa

May 5, 2014

Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa Firecracker Shrimp 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 1 tablespoon chili lime Cholula Chili Lime or Original hot sauce 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 4 cloves garlic, minced Avocado Corn Salsa 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup diced onion 1 ...

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Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan

April 7, 2014

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup basil pesto 1 tablespoon butter 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled salt and pepper, to taste (I use 1/2 teaspoon each) 1/4 cup heavy cream shaved or shredded parmesan, cheese (optional) 1. Add pesto to chicken ...

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