Elbow Macaroni with Crispy Breadcrumbs and Broccoli

Delicious dinner.  That is all. 6 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1/2 cup breadcrumbs zest of 1 lemon 3 cups (12 oz) elbow macaroni 4 cups chopped broccoli 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup shredded parmigiano-reggiano 1  Cook pasta according to package directions.  While pasta is cooking, … Continue reading

Taco Pizza

What could be better than tacos and pizza together? 1 (11 oz) can refrigerated thin pizza crust 1 pound ground beef 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning 1/4 cup water 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilies 2 cups (8 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce 1 cup seeded, chopped tomato … Continue reading

Beef and Bean Taco Casserole

This is for people who want to eat their tacos with a fork!  Delicious! 1 pound ground beef 1 (16 oz) can refried beans 1 (16 oz) jar salsa 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning mix 2 1/2 cups coarsely broken tortilla chips 1 bunch green onions, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 cup shredded … Continue reading

Mexican Beef and Pasta

This dinner hit all the buttons for my family, basically it’s taco pasta and it was yummy!! And easy to make!  My two favorite things. 3 cups pasta 1 pound lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 (14 1/2 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can … Continue reading

Pasta Romano with Bacon and Broccoli

Looks delicious right?  It was! 2 tablespoons salt 1 pound pasta, I used ziti 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 2 heads broccoli, cut into bite size pieces 2 plum tomatoes, sliced 2 oz (1 cup) shredded pecorino Romano cheese 1 oz (1/2 cup) shredded Parmesan cheese … Continue reading