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Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread
Kids can be frustratingly picky eaters. They can also have highly entertaining quirks. My niece used to ask for pepperoni pizza and then proceed to discard all of the pepperoni. But don’t you dare suggest that she order plain cheese pizza! Un-Pepperoni Pizza. But when you wrap pepperoni pizza into a fun, savory, pull-apart style bread, it’s no longer “icky” pepperoni pizza. I’ve had these Pizza Bites bookmarked for ages, so when I finally found an excuse to make them, I wanted to take it in a slightly different direction: a savory monkey bread. A very light coating of garlicky butter-covered pepperoni pizza bites, piled into a bundt cake pan, makes for a very fun Pepperoni Pizza. Or Pepperoni Un-Pizza. You can take the long route and make your favorite pizza dough and marinara sauce, or the short route and pick up your favorite pizza dough and red sauce from the store. Ingredients Instructions Heat garlic and butter over medium heat just until the garlic begins to brown. Notes Related:  Italian Recipes

Mustard-Herb Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts Mustard-Herb Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts I remembered loving a Mustard-Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin I made awhile ago so I decided to adapt it a bit to work with chicken breasts that I had in the refrigerator. It was messy but simple to prepare and the house smelled really fantastic while it cooked. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Pour the panko crumbs, parsley, cheese, and thyme onto a plate, mix until well combined. Place into the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170 degrees. PrintSave Mustard-Herb Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts Yield: 3-4Prep Time: 5 min.Cook Time: 20-25 min.Total Time: 30 min. Italian Goulash Italian Goulash I heard good news from my doctor today. The MRI results came back and I have nothing serious going on with my back (YEAH!). With a little hard work, exercise, and some help from the physical therapist and the chiropractor, I should be back to normal in no time. Thankfully, the last few days have been good days with more movement and much less pain. Unfortunately, my daughter now has the flu and the rest of us aren’t feeling well either – UGH! Originally Posted on January 25, 2010 My mom used to make goulash for us when we were kids and it was one of my favorite meals. Heat the olive oil in a small Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook the elbow macaroni per instructions (make sure to season the water with salt) then drain completely.

Panko Crusted Chicken Stuffed with Ricotta, Spinach, Tomatoes, and Basil I needed to get rid of some leftover ricotta cheese and spinach so I created this recipe. It was SO DELICIOUS! The chicken was really moist and tender while the panko was crunchy and the ricotta mixture was flavorful and creamy. I will be making this dish again and again – my husband and I especially loved it. 1 cup of low fat ricotta cheeseSmall handful of baby spinach, choppedSmall handful of grape tomatoes, diced (remove the seeds if possible)2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped1 clove of garlic, mincedSea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to tasteDash of oregano2 chicken breastsItalian seasoned panko crumbs2 tsp olive oil Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Combine the ricotta, spinach, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Rinse the chicken breasts then cut a long horizontal slit along the center of the thin long edge of the chicken breast, nearly through to the other side.

Green Chile and Pepper Jack Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast One of my husband’s favorite meals is my Green Chile Chicken so I had him in mind when I created this recipe. I stuffed some pepper jack cheese into some whole green chiles then stuffed it into a chicken breast. I seasoned it simply with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder. 2 tsp olive oil2 chicken breasts2 whole canned green chiles3 slices of pepper jack cheese (2 for my husband & 1 for me)Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to tasteGarlic powder, to taste Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut a long horizontal slit along the center of the thin long edge of the chicken breast, nearly through to the other side. Heat the olive oil in an OVEN PROOF skillet on the stove over medium high heat.

Stuffed Pizza Rolls We sometimes call this “Inside-Out” pizza too. They’re garlicky, cheesy little pizza dough balls filled with all of the yummy toppings you’d put on a pizza. To eat, just pop one off and dunk it in marinara sauce. Don’t you love finger food? And don’t you love dunking things? hmm…looks like I forgot garlic in this picture. Stuffed Pizza Rolls (I don’t really measure, so you get what you get here!) 1 roll refrigerated pizza dough* (or make your own) marinara/pizza sauce (click here to make your own) 2 T grated Parmesan cheese (sorry, I don’t know how to make that) 1 T olive oil or melted butter 1/2 t garlic powder 1 t dried Italian seasoning mozzerella cheese Pizza toppings of your choice: ie, ham and pineapple, pepperoni slices, sausage, etc. *You can use regular pizza dough, or thin crust. Preheat oven to heat specified on pizza dough package. Unroll your pizza dough onto a lightly floured surface. Place cheese and desired toppings on each square. Got a flavor combo in mind?

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup Recipe Main Ingredients: Garlic: 1 bulbTomato: 2 bigOlive oil: 2 tbspCayenne Pepper: 1/4 tspPaprika: 1 tspGround coriander: 2 tspDried thyme: 1/2 tspVegetable or chicken stock: 2 cupsParmesan cheese: 2 tbsp, gratedButter: 1/2 tbspOnion: 1 small, chopped SaltPepper Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Published on February 24, 2009 Herbs & Spices in this Recipe: More Soups Recipes: Spinach Artichoke Dip Pasta Did I ever tell you guys about that (one) time my kids ate spinach? Like, they looked at the plate of food with the green stuff in it. They sniffed around the plate for an offensive smell. They tentatively raised a forkful of the green stuff to their whine-hole. They put the vegetable in their mouth and chewed. They swallowed. You guys, will never even believe what happened next. No, they didn’t puke. Of course, it didn’t hurt that the spinach was wrapped around pasta and coated with cheese. Yeah. Anyway, I turned my favorite dip into dinner which has always been a lifelong dream. Spinach Artichoke Dip, meet pasta and chicken (or not, if you want a meatless meal). Print Save Pasta tossed in a creamy cheese sauce, spinach, artichokes, and chicken. Yield: serves 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: Directions: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Don’t miss a post!

Grilled Chicken Pasta in a Tomato Cream Sauce Have you tried the The Pioneer Woman’s Penne a la Betsy yet? I tried it a few weeks ago and Oh. My. It’s wonderful! First, rinse your chicken breasts in cold water, then lay on some wax paper. Cover with another sheet of wax paper. And pound breasts with the smooth side of a mallet until even thickness. You don’t want to get them too thin, you just want them to be even, so they’ll cook evenly. Season both sides of the chicken with Montreal Steak seasoning. At this point, you can either grill the chicken outside, or if you prefer, you can cook it in a skillet inside. For Grilling… Preheat grill for medium high heat, lightly oil grate (we spray with Pam for Grilling), and grill chicken breasts on medium high heat for 6-8 mins each side. Or… Heat 2 tbsp butter & 2 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. You’re going to be slicing the chicken up later anyway, so it’s okay to go ahead and cut it right in half to make sure the chicken’s done. Now let me stop you right here. Now. Okay.