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David Rocco. Ingredients 3 tbsp (56 ml) olive oil, plus extra for drizzling1 small onion, finely chopped1 small carrot, finely chopped1 stalk celery, finely chopped2 cups lentils, cooked or canned2 cups vegetable broth or water10.5 oz (300 g) assorted pasta1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano Instructions Saute onions, carrots and celery in olive oil until soft, add in your lentils and cook for a few minutes together with some vegetable broth or even water is fine too. You can mash the lentils with a spoon, or keep them whole.

If your kids don't like the texture, put everything in a blender and puree until smooth. Now, cook your pasta; I like using mixed pasta for this. Find related recipes: Home Featured, Pastas. Chicken Tetrazzini Florentine. Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce Recipe. Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti - Mommy Hates Cooking. Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti In the past when I make Spaghetti, I have always used store bought meatballs. However, I am learning that it is much healthier and easier to make my own. Thanks to Roseann for sending me this meatball recipe. I adapted it a bit, but overall it’s very similar to the original and tasty! Print Save Ingredients: 1 lb of Ground Turkey2 Egg Whites3 Tbsp of Minced Onion or 1 Cup of Fresh Chopped Onion 1 Cup of Italian Bread Crumbs1 Tsp of Garlic PowderSpaghetti:Angel Hair Pasta or Gluten Free Pasta1 Jar of Marinara SauceShredded Mozzarella Cheese Directions: Mix all of the ingredients together and form small balls, then I put them in the slow cooker on high for 4 hours.

While the meatballs were in the slow cooker, I boiled 4 cups of water with 8 oz of angel hair pasta. Note: If you prefer to have liquid in the slow cooker with the meatballs, you can add the marinara sauce in with the meatballs. Leave a Comment. Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups. Share on Pinterest Aww, just look at all the gooey, soon to be stretched and strung (upon my no longer empty fork) cheese and dream of what could be yours =)! Italian comfort food at its finest. The saying third times a charm, it’s true. Yes this is my third attempt at creating what I’d envisioned, and at last a beautifully delicious success.

The first time I tried Chicken Caprese lasagna roll ups – strange texture and not my favorite flavor, the second time around I omitted the chicken and made them using fresh Mozzarella – far to soupy and (I was expecting some liquid but I’m telling you half the baking dish was filled with the liquid from the fresh Mozza). Share on Pinterest This is how the layering should look, this was attempt 2 with fresh Mozzarella (which I highly don’t recommend). Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest Ingredients Simple Marinara Sauce Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat. Homemade Pizza. A few weeks ago I posted on my instagram that after three years of homemade pizza Fridays, I made a pizza that Philip claimed was as good as a pizza parlor.

Being a pizza lover and a big time foodie, as well as a tough grader, this is seriously high praise. One of the best days of my life, as you can imagine. So, after three years of trial and error, time to share my recipe. Oh, but first things first. To make great pizza, you really need a pizza stone. Pizza Doughmakes one 12" pizza. double for a thicker crust or larger pizza 1/2 cup hot water (110-115 degrees) 1/2 Tbsp yeast 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup flour (I often do 1/2 white, 1/2 wheat, which is delicious, but full white flour makes the very best crust, in my opinion) Combine water and yeast and wait five minutes while the yeast activates. Pizza Sauceslightly adapted from mels kitchen cafe. Heat your oven to 500 degrees (with the pizza stone on the lowest oven rack, or second to lowest if your lowest is super close to the bottom burner).

Eat Skinny Be Skinny: Easy Peasy Skillet Lasagna. Before we begin, I have to share the cutest flipping photograph of my little pooch. I mean, his face, I just…want to kiss it all the time. I sometimes think there is no better start to the morning than a cute puppy face. So CUTE! Okay, let’s move onto food. The only thing better than a gooey lasagna is a gooey lasagna that takes half the time to make. Sure, it’s not as pretty as stacked lagasna made with vibrant vegetables, but guys, trust me when I say this, it’s JUST as savory, creamy, decadent and delicious.

If not more. In addition to being oh-so-yummy, this skillet lasagna is lighter than most, completely vegetarian AND has only 7 Weight Watchers Points Plus points! Plus, wine has 4 points, so you know that’s being calculated in there too. So when I find meals like this that are SO mouth-watering you are thinking “and here’s another 6 pounds” with each bite for LESS THAN 8 points per hearty cup?

Maybe someday I’ll let you all be privy to my dance moves. Ingredients: Directions: Claire. Mom On Timeout: Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup. Anyone in the Mood for Italian? Have I mentioned before that I love my life? And here's reason #234,688: My husband cooks. He washes dishes, too, which is one of the things that makes me crazy about him. And what makes him even cuter is that he will not use a recipe, but insists on making up his culinary creations as he goes, his main goal being to impress the kids & me so much that we'll declare throughout the meal that he has, once again, outdone himself.

And this is exactly what happened Saturday. His latest creation was so good, that I made him write down the recipe for me so I could post it for you all. 4 Tbsp Olive Oil1 medium onion, chopped1 lb ground Italian sausage4 cans chicken broth2 cans Great Northern beans3 cloves of garlic, minced2 tsp basil1 tsp oregano1 tsp thyme1 can diced tomatoes8 oz. shell pasta or cheese tortellini1-5 oz bag baby spinachsalt to tasteIn a large pot, saute onion in olive oil until soft.