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Penne Pasta with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms & Spinach. SNAP Challenge: Penne Pasta with Sausage and Greens. This is one of my favorite “kitchen sink” recipes.

SNAP Challenge: Penne Pasta with Sausage and Greens

It’s a no brainer pasta and sauce dish with a little Italian sausage and whatever frozen greens I happen to have on hand. I sprinkled a little feta over top for an extra kick and that was all I needed to make a super tasty and filling dish that kept me running all week. I like simple! I actually planned to just make this with broccoli, but then realized that I had far less broccoli left over from week one than I thought. So, I added in a little of my leftover spinach as well. The Italian sausage really added a lot of flavor to the pasta as well. So here it is… The SNAP Challenge week three main menu item! Recipes and Cooking Archives - La Crema. One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta - The Wholesome Dish. One pot wonder southwest pasta is a vegetarian meal that only takes 25 minutes to prepare from start to finish.

One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta - The Wholesome Dish

I’m obsessed with this one pot method for cooking pasta. And it seems like everyone else is too since my other one pot wonder recipes have been shared/pinned HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of times (Pasta Con Broccoli, Chicken Lo Mein). If you are not familiar with the one pot wonder method, you simply put uncooked pasta, veggies, seasoning, and broth into a large pot, cover it, and let it cook for about 12-15 minutes. That’s it! The pasta absorbs the cooking liquid and creates an almost creamy sauce. This southwest style pasta gets a spicy kick from a can of Rotel (tomatoes and green chilies) and taco seasoning. This dish is healthy without tasting like health food.

The main protein source in this pasta is canned black beans. Use These Fantastic Kitchen Tools For This Recipe From My Store: One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta Recipe Author: Amanda Finks Serves: 8 Ingredients Instructions. Macaroni Salad Recipe and Recipes for Labor Day Picnics. Sweet Italian Sausage With Penne Pasta Recipe. One Pot Wonder Chicken Lo Mein - The Wholesome Dish. A couple of months ago I noticed a one pot wonder tomato basil pasta recipe all over Pinterest.

One Pot Wonder Chicken Lo Mein - The Wholesome Dish

I tried it and liked it. I think it’s interesting that you can simmer uncooked pasta, with some broth and veggies, and it will create an almost creamy sauce. I decided to play around with this concept and I made a one pot wonder version of chicken lo mein. I guess it isn’t technically lo mein since I used linguini instead of traditional lo mein noodles, which contain egg. But, it’s close. You simply throw all of the ingredients into a large stock pot, including the liquid. Cover it and bring to a boil. You could change this up by adding just about any vegetables that you like. Watch this short YouTube video to see exactly how to make One Pot Wonder Chicken Lo Mein from start to finish!

YouTube Video. Overworked supermom: Supermom's Sunday Recipe: Taco Pasta. When it comes to dinnertime, pinterest has saved my butt a time or two.

overworked supermom: Supermom's Sunday Recipe: Taco Pasta

This recipe is no exception. I had repined it from The Girl WhoAte Everything a week or so ago, and whipped out a slightly modified version on the family over the weekend. It was quick, easy, and most importantly, DELICIOUS. 1 pound ground beef 8-12 ounces medium pasta shells (I used whole wheat—yum!) 1 small onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (14 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained (I used Ro-tel mild) 1 packet (4 tablespoons) taco seasoning 3 ounces cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional) Salt and pepper Bring a large pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or sauté pan, cook the ground meat and onions over medium-high heat. CREAMY BACON CARBONARA. When I die and go to heaven . . .


I sure hope they’re serving this. If you want a fast but ultra delicious meal in just minutes, this is the dish. The sauce is creamy, cheesy and crazy good! You could easily add chicken, ham or any vegetable you would like. It’s soooooo simple, that I figured you didn’t need any pictures to make it. This recipe comes from The Kitchen Bitch Cookbook. “That’s even worse than the name of this blog!” I could easily consider this my favorite meal. Creamy Bacon Carbonara 2 eggs ¼ cup Cream or Heavy Cream (Whipping Cream) ⅓ cup Parmesan Fresh diced Parsley or dried flakes ¼ tsp. Beat the eggs, cream, Parmesan, parsley, salt and the red pepper together in a bowl.

Seashells with basil, tomatoes, and garlic. July 8, 2012 This seashell pasta dish was a big hit at our 4th of July gathering and it’s perfect for any outdoor cookout or picnic!

Seashells with basil, tomatoes, and garlic

For outdoor get-togethers, I prefer to take side dishes that don’t have to be kept warm or cold; just to make it easier. Since this one doesn’t have any mayo, it’s perfect served at room temperature. Seashells with basil, tomatoes, and garlic (adapted from Sunset Magazine, June 2012) 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or minced 3/4 t. sea salt 1/2 t. red pepper flakes 1 pt. small cherry or teardrop tomatoes (I used sugar plums) 1 lb medium seashell pasta 1/2 c.

Combine oil, garlic, pepper flakes and salt and simmer on very low heat for 5 minutes or so; being careful not to burn the garlic.