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Spaghetti with Toasted Garlic Breadcrumbs - La Bella Vita Cucina. Who doesn’t love bread?

Spaghetti with Toasted Garlic Breadcrumbs - La Bella Vita Cucina

Who doesn’t love pasta? Well if you’ve got some old bread that you hate to see go to waste and some pasta in the house, here’s a classic Italian recipe for you. This pasta dish is easy and delicious while not tossing out that old bread or feeding it to the birds (although feeding it to the birds is OK too)! Spaghetti with Toasted Garlic Breadcrumbs is a delicious and economical way to use them in an entree! Or maybe you’ve looking for some new meatless, yet tasty and filling recipes? This recipe is for a mild-flavored pasta that is seriously ‘cucina povera’ (food of the poor). This dish has a delicious and pleasing crunch with the toasted, garlic-y breadcrumbs plus a tiny bit of heat with the dried red chili pepper flakes (of course if you don’t like heat, you can eliminate the chili pepper flakes).

This pasta recipe is from the Southern Italian provence of Calabria and is quite common in the ‘toe’ area of the boot-shaped country.. What You Need: Instructions. Baked Turkey Zucchini Meatballs. Juicy and flavorful turkey meatballs swimming in a sea of homemade marinara sauce.

Baked Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

Baked and ready in about 30 minutes. YES. When we lived in Brooklyn one of our happiest Sunday afternoon traditions was to schlep a few miles south, find a seat at the bar, and order a good part of the menu at our favorite little pizza shop. Icy cold draft beers, pipping hot Neapolitan pizzas, and one or two small plates to start. My definition of heaven on earth. Pasta Carbonara. Share on Pinterest Pasta carbonara is one of those simple dinners we should all know how to make.

Pasta Carbonara

It’s the perfect go to for a busy weeknight and it’s also a dish fit for the weekend or even to serve to guests. It seems like one of those dinners with so few ingredients that how could you possibly mess it up, but oh how you can if you aren’t using with the right method. I’m no expert on carbonara which is why I turned to Cook’s Illustrated, they are the kitchen geniuses. I loved how they cooked their pasta in less water to begin with to really concentrate the starches which will help bind everything in the sauce and prevent separation when you add it to the egg mixture. Their recipe listed Romano cheese but I always have Parmesan on hand so I went with that to keep the simple weeknight meal idea here, but I’m sure Romano would also be delicious. Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest. Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce. Jazz up those boring spaghetti nights with this super easy, no-fuss cream sauce made completely from scratch!

Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce

Spaghetti and Thrifty ice cream. Yes, it’s a little weird. Chicken Enchilada Casserole - The Cooking Jar. I’m not too adventurous when we go for Mexican food.

Chicken Enchilada Casserole - The Cooking Jar

I guess it’s partially because I don’t like refried beans all that much which pretty much rules a lot of stuff out. And I like my tortilla stuffed anything to be doused with a liberal amount of cheese. Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs. Homemade meatballs are a staple in my house.

Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

And rightfully so because they’re so much better than frozen. If you’re looking for a quick meatball skillet to feed a small number of people, try out this cheesy meatball skillet. If you have a ton of people to feed or want enough food to last you for some time, this is the recipe for you. These slow cooker Italian meatballs are lovingly braised in marinara sauce for hours. All 40 of them. The meatballs are a combination of extra lean ground beef and Italian sausage mixed with Parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and Italian breadcrumbs. So let’s try this one out! Firstly, I’d like to point out that we will be broiling the meatballs prior to putting them in the slow cooker. To make the meatballs, we’ll combine all the meatball ingredients and mix them up with our hands until all the Parmesan cheese, egg and breadcrumbs are absorbed and evenly distributed into the meats.

Marinara Sauce Recipe. Pizza Sauce on Closet Cooking. Doing pizza night tonight?

Pizza Sauce on Closet Cooking

Instead of reaching for that jar of store bought pizza sauce, how about making your own? Homemade pizza sauce is so easy to make and it's so much better than store bought! It's as easy to make as simmering some garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes in tomatoes along with some basil and onions until the sauce has thickened. It does take a few minutes to thicken up so make it ahead of time for a super easy pizza night! Pizza night pepperoni pizza never tasted so good! Make a lot and store it in the freezer or can it for later! Pizza Sauce Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 3 A quick and easy homemade pizza sauce that's better than store bought! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter2 cloves garlic, minced or grated1 teaspoon dried oregano1 pinch red pepper flakes1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, crushed with juices1 medium onion, peeled and cut in half2 sprigs fresh basilsalt to taste directions Nutrition by: