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Easy Shrimp Scampi

Print Easy Shrimp Scampi Ingredients1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tbsp butter 1/4 cup grapeseed oil (or substitute olive oil) 1/3 cup white wine 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 pound dry pasta InstructionsPrepare pasta according to package directions. Melt half the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. […]

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Italian Sausage with Ravioli

Print Italian Sausage with Ravioli Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 25 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Yield: 8 servings Serve this with some green beans or broccoli, along with a tossed salad, for a complete meal.Ingredients1 pkg. frozen cheese ravioli 1 lb. Italian sausage links 1 can crushed tomatoes with basil (28 oz.) 1 can tomato […]

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Chicken Alfredo PIzza

Print Chicken Alfredo PIzza Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 18 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Yield: 6 servings Another simple way to remake leftover chicken into something that isn’t boring. Add your favorite pizza toppings to make it unique.Ingredients1 refrigerated pizza crust (my favorite is the Artisan Pizza Crust with Whole Grain by Pillsbury) 1 cup […]

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Spinach Lasagna

Print Spinach Lasagna A hearty meatless meal Serve it with garlic bread and a veggie-filled tossed salad. Using uncooked lasagna noodles saves time — and gives you a few less dishes to wash, too. Ingredients1 pkg. lasagna noodles 1 pkg. frozen spinach, thawed 4 cups marinara spaghetti sauce 2 lbs. ricotta cheese 3 cups shredded […]

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Chicken with Pasta

Print Chicken with Pasta Ingredients8 oz. spaghetti, whole wheat 2 lbs. chicken breasts, split sea salt & pepper to taste 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup green pepper, chopped 3/4 cup onion, sweet , chopped 2 cloves garlic , minced 1 can tomato sauce 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese , grated 2 […]

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Chicken Alfredo

Print Chicken Alfredo By adding veggies to the sauce, you have a meal in a bowl. A tossed salad with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, slivered almonds and bleu cheese compliments this very well. Ingredients2 Tbsp. butter 3 Tbsp. unbleached white flour 3 cups milk, 2% 2 cloves garlic , chopped 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese , grated […]

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Italian Chicken Simmer

Print Italian Chicken Simmer It’s the time of year when we all crave some warm comfort food. This one-dish dinner goes great with pasta or rice. Ingredients1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 1/2 pounds chicken quarters 1 can tomatoes, crushed with basil, 28 oz. 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 cups tomato paste 1 clove garlic, minced […]

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Chicken in Tomato Sauce with Basil and Mozzerella

Print Chicken in Tomato Sauce with Basil and Mozzerella Yield: Serves 4. Turn leftover roasted chicken into a completely different dish that comes together in about 20 minutes. We made this the other night and it disappeared. Fresh mozzarella cheese melts much faster and more evenly than more processed mozzarella does and is worth the […]

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Mediterranean Salad

Print Mediterranean Salad I love making this salad with a variety of different vegetables. Try adding zucchini or another summer squash, carrots, or any other salad-typve vegetable you may have. Ingredients1 pound Roma tomatoes, diced large 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained 1 jar pitted kalamata olives, drained 1/2 cup sliced red onion 1 each […]

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Polenta Romano

Print Polenta Romano Polenta (also known as grits) is an oh-so-simple side dish that can replace potatoes or rice. I usually serve this with pot roast , but it is also very good with a little spaghetti sauce poured over it. Although Romano cheese tents to have a very strong flavor, it is complemented by […]

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