Just say no to those boxed helper mixes. They can be convenient, but try reading the ingredients list. It’s just as easy to make your own Skillet Chili Mac at home. This version will stretch that pound of hamburger even farther, and it’s much better for your body.
Recipes for main dishes and entrees.
Meat loaf is a comfort food for many, but it can be laden with calories and fat. This lighter version cuts back on calories, without the loss of flavor, by using lean ground beef, egg white, and fiber-rich oatmeal as a binder. Chili sauce adds that extra bit of umami authenticity.
Marsala wine is a common ingredient in sauces for chicken, beef, and pork. Here, the sauce is enlivened by tarragon, Dijon mustard, and a touch of honey to create Tarragon Chicken Marsala.
Italian Pork Ribs are the perfect inexpensive go-to meal for your family. Country-style pork ribs are braised in a tomato, onion, and garlic gravy. Serve over pasta for a simple meal that will stick to your ribs. You’ll be amazed at the flavor of this dish, considering there are so few ingredients.
If you’re looking for an inexpensive entree, look no further than Crockpot Glazed Turkey Legs. Turkey is generally cheaper than chicken these days and has a richer flavor. Your crockpot comes to the rescue in this case. The orange glaze is sweet and spicy — the perfect complement for the rich meat. Lastly, it’s easy to make!
If you love pesto, you are going to go ballistic over this flavorful pesto wine chicken with lemony sauce. Do not be discouraged by the length of the recipe. It’s really quite easy to make, even for a novice, and the result is truly gourmet. Why go to a restaurant?
Served as an appetizer or entree, these crab-stuffed portobello mushrooms are a rich and elegant addition to the table. Portobellos have a deep, rich flavor in a lovely contrast to the sweetness of crab and the tang of the cheese. If you are unable to find portobellos, other large mushroom caps will also work.
Hearty, filling Salisbury Steak with mushroom gravy is an America comfort food from the 50s and 60s. Bring back memories of Grandma’s kitchen by making your own with this easy recipe.