Hearty Beef Ragu

This was definitely a hearty meal and tasty too.  Lots of leftovers which always taste better the next day.  Another good quarantine meal. 4 cups pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 (14.5 oz each) cans Italian diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (24 oz) jar spaghetti sauce 3/4 … Continue reading

Skillet Taco Pie

We celebrated Cinco de Mayo last night with this for dinner.  It was yummy, like a taco in a bowl.  Another quarantine 30 minute, one pot dinner for the books.  Day 52 people, not that I’m keeping track or anything. 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies 1 … Continue reading

Chicken and Orzo Skillet

If you follow my blog (and if you do, thank you so much!), then you know that I am a huge fan of one pot meals and 30 minute meals.  This one is both, as well as tasting delicious, in fact there were no leftovers, always a good sign.  I made some changes to the … Continue reading

Mexican Skillet Dinner

30 Minute Meal  – check One Pot Meal – check Yummy – check Quarantine Cooking – check 12 ounces chorizo or pork sausage 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn or 1 can of corn, drained 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup uncooked instant rice 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 … Continue reading

Easiest Pasta and Broccoli

We’re trying really hard to eat healthy things while under quarantine because the fridge and the sweets and the chocolate are calling to us!  This was good but not very flavorful so make sure to not skip the salt, pepper and Parmesan. 12 oz uncooked pasta 6 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 5 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

This was yummy and easy and required only one pan so win, win, win! 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning 1 pound small new potatoes, halved or quartered 2 tablespoons green goddess dressing or Greek vinaigrette dressing 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 1 1/2 pounds 1 tablespoon honey 4 cups fresh baby … Continue reading

Skillet Lasagna

This was the easiest and fastest lasagna I’ve ever made and it tasted good too. 8 ounces ground beef 3/4 cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 (23.5 oz) jar pasta sauce 1 cup water 3 cups dried wide egg noodles 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Pasta with Artichokes

Oh pasta, I would it eat every day if my family would too but they won’t. 12 ounces pasta 1/4 cup olive oil 1 (10 oz) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed or 10 oz bottled artichoke hearts, drained 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15 … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Gemelli Skillet

Don’t you just love a good one pot, 30 minute meal? I know I do! 1 (28 oz) can whole peeled tomatoes, undrained and cut up 12 ounces uncooked cavatelli, gemelli or rotini pasta 1 (14.5 oz) can chicken or vegetable broth 1/4 cup water 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning … Continue reading

Chili Pasta Skillet

Yummy – check One Pot – check 30 Minutes – check 1 pound hamburger 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can red kidney beans, black beans, or red beans, rinsed and drained 1 (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce 1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 1 (4 oz) can diced green … Continue reading