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

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

Come on Summer, you can do it! 16 oz box of pasta, cooked and drained according to package directions 8 oz chopped Roma tomatoes 8 oz Mozzarella, cut into bite size pieces 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil 1/4 cup pesto 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar salt and pepper Combine all ingredients in … 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

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone

I used to hate pesto as a kid, now I can’t get enough of it!  If you’re like me, then you’ll love this soup! 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, white and green parts, halved lengthwise, sliced and rinsed (I used a chopped onion instead) 2 – 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes … Continue reading