Tag: Pasta

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

This easy baked skillet pasta recipe features the flavors of pork sausage and fennel in a red wine ragu.  It’s cheesy, meaty and delicious and can be on your table in under an hour.

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Need a quick dinner? Make a big bowl of pasta filled with fresh vegetables, flavored with basil pesto and sautéed shrimp.

Sausage & Shrimp Rigatoni in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Sausage & Shrimp Rigatoni in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Hot sausage and succulent shrimp marry well smothered in a spicy Parmesan cream sauce atop of bed of rigatoni.

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

Creamy pillows of pasta that hint of mashed potatoes, earthy mushrooms and salty pancetta, swirled in a light and creamy sauce. Doesn’t that sound delicious? Want the recipe?

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Combine two Italian dinner favorites into one with this cheesy chicken Parmesan lasagna.  

Chicken & Wild Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

Chicken & Wild Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

If you have 30 minutes, you can whip up a restaurant-worthy dinner of creamy fettuccine alfredo with hearty mushrooms and juicy chicken. And everything is better with bacon.

Greek Avocado Pasta Salad

Greek Avocado Pasta Salad

Keep it cool this summer with this Greek avocado pasta salad featuring summer’s best vegetables. 

Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

Enjoy a rainbow of vegetables in this easy-to-make summer pasta salad.

Chilled Sesame Noodles

Chilled Sesame Noodles

Delicious chilled sesame noodles with a sweet and spicy peanut sauce comes together easily for a weeknight dinner with plenty for leftovers.

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Make good use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey with this easy, saucy turkey mushroom stroganoff. 

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Creamy artichoke ravioli with wilted fresh spinach and caramelized mushrooms is tossed with tender grilled chicken.

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

What I love about this particular pasta recipe is the addition of pine nuts, chili flakes and toasted breadcrumbs to give this dish a nutty, crunchy texture with a little heat.

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

The salty bacon paired with tender spears of asparagus and fresh chargrilled chicken mixed in a creamy Alfredo sauce is completely restaurant worthy.

Pearl Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Pearl Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Go against the grain by serving this summer salad at your next get together.

Orzo with Roasted Summer Vegetables

Orzo with Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted squash, zucchini, red peppers and mushrooms tossed with orzo and fresh lemon juice. It’s a perfect side for any meat or seafood cooked on the grill. 

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

The shrimp are sweet and the spaghetti is tangy. What’s not to love.

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

This copycat recipe was created after a night out with friends to watch dueling piano players singing our favorite tunes.

I had the short rib rigatoni for dinner and it was delicious. I decided to create my own version.