Tag: pasta

Spring Into Summer Pasta Salad

pasta saladWith the weather warming up, we felt like having a refreshing pasta salad to accompany our grilled pork chops.  see recipe

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

We just moved into our first house, and our next door neighbors brought us fresh squash from their garden… see recipe

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

slow cooker mac and cheese

slow cooker mac and cheese

What a great way to make a homemade mac n cheese, if you’ve got the patience! Thanks to Laura with realmomkitchen.com for this recipe. see recipe

Glazed Whole Tomatoes Over Penne

Balsamic Glazed Whole Tomato over Penne

Balsamic Glazed Whole Tomato over Penne

Had some extra tomatoes lying around, so we whipped this together. Delish!
see recipe

Chicken Chow Mein

chicken chow mein

chicken chow mein

How to make a simple chicken chow/lo mein dish at home! Better than take-out and lower sodium! see recipe

Mostaccioli with Springtime Squash

mostaccioli with zucchini

mostaccioli with zucchini

Spring is in the air! Time to get back to the farmer’s market and pick up some local produce!   see recipe

Croxetti Pasta Recipe

croxetti pesto pasta

croxetti pesto pasta

I was recently at NYC Eataly with my hubby and we picked up a couple of bags of this really cool pasta that we’d never seen before. see recipe

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

nothin’ like a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup to soothe the soul! see recipe

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dry pasta
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cups croutons, crushed
  • 1/4  cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 egg whites, whisked
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 6 slices of smoked ham, thinly sliced
  • 6 Swiss cheese slices, thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp. honey mustard dressing

Directions:

  1. Wash and pat dry chicken breasts.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken; set aside.
  3. Combine seasoned crouton crumbs and parmesan cheese in a large zip-top plastic bag.
  4. Whisk together egg whites and water in a shallow bowl.
  5. Dip chicken in egg white mixture, and drain.
  6. Place 1 breast half in bag; seal and shake to coat.
  7. Preheat oven to 450F.
  8. Remove and transfer to a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet, and repeat with remaining chicken.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.
  10. Top each breast half with 2 ham slices and 2 cheese slices.
  11. Prepare pasta according to packaging instructions.
  12. Bake chicken for 5 more minutes or until cheese melts.
  13. Drain pasta.
  14. Chop chicken into bite sized pieces.
  15. Toss with pasta, olive oil and honey mustard dressing.
  16. Serve with a veggie of your choice!

Gnocchi with Rose Sauce

gnocchi rose

gnocchi rose

Store bought gnocchi with a simple rose sauce. Definitely not low cal, but it can be ready in minutes! see recipe

Lemon Broccoli Pasta

This will feed a family of 5! Delicious pasta recipe with cream sauce.
see recipe

Hot Garlic Pasta

hot garlic rotini

hot garlic rotini

Hot garlic is to die for! I tried it at a garlic festival recently, but you can find it at natural food stores or farmers markets!
Here’s a recipe for Hot Garlic Pasta!
see recipe

Thai Chicken Pasta

An exotic dinner for four, under 10 dollars!
see recipe

Spinach and Goat Cheese Pasta

Dinner under $10! Serves up to four.
see recipe

Spinach Parmesan Pasta

Dinner for under $5! Serves up to four.
see recipe

Spinach Feta Pasta

Here’s a quick and simple recipe for tonight’s dinner that will cost under $5! Serves 4.
see recipe

Pasta-Toss-Ins [Accessorize your Pasta!]

pastaPasta is a Simple Recipe staple! There’s just so much that you can do with it. Check out our list of traditional and innovative pasta sauces and pasta-toss-ins. see recipe

Simple Pasta with Sweet Pepper Sauce

Idea for tonight’s pasta dish! Serves 6-8 People.
see recipe

Greek Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

So light and so fresh! Serves 8!
see recipe

Fettuccine with Broccoli Rabe and Chicken

broccoli rabe pasta with crispy chicken

broccoli rabe pasta with crispy chicken

Perfect weeknight dish in under 30 minutes! Serves 4.
see recipe