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

Lemon Poppy Seed Fettuccine

It’s getting cold around here so this lemony pasta dish was just the ticket for dinner the other night! 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, lightly smashed 2 zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced into half moons 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 12 ounces fettuccine finely grated zest and juice of two lemons 4 tablespoons butter, … Continue reading

Fiesta Chicken Pasta Bake

Finally had a day off from work and vacation to get in the kitchen and make some dinner, felt good, tasted even better! 16 oz pasta, I used rotini 1 cup salsa 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 1 (15 oz) can corn, drained 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading

The Best Caprese Pasta Salad

The highest praise I can give a recipe is that I will make it again.  This one will be made over and over and over again! salad 16 ounces pasta 8 – 16 oz mozzarella pearls 1 1/2 – 3 cups halved grape tomatoes 1/4 – 1/2 cup thinly sliced basil dressing 1 cup olive … Continue reading

One Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken Pasta

The good – fast, easy, delicious, one pot. The bad – gone too fast. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped or pressed garlic 1 (32 oz) carton chicken … Continue reading