If you love risotto but don’t have time to babysit the pot by stirring, try this delicious baked shrimp sausage risotto. This meal-in-a-pot is gourmet quality, but is quite easy to make.
Recipes for main dishes and entrees.
Raspberry Herb Pork Roast is a delicious, yet easy, diversion from traditional pork entrees. The combination of the raspberry jam with the spicy mustard and herbs lends a sweet and savory flavor to pork loin roast. The spicy mustard and ground chipotle lend only the slightest bit of heat.
Easy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect side dish for those busy nights, because it goes together in a flash! This recipe is for a very basic, easy version, loaded with Cheddar cheese and rich with milk. You can have it in the oven within 15 minutes.
Garlic Herb Sirloin Tip Roast is a great alternative to prime rib for cost-conscious families. While it is not quite as tender as prime rib, this cut of beef certainly makes up for it in richer flavor. This easy roasting method does the best job of cooking the roast to the perfect medium-rare doneness without turning the roast into shoe leather.
Buttermilk Cornbread Shrimp removes the oil factor from traditional fried breaded shrimp because it is baked in the oven. The herbed buttermilk cornbread coating on the shrimp is slightly sweet with a complementary slight touch of heat from ground chipotle chile peppers. This is a good alternative for those who love fried shrimp but are watching their cholesterol intake. The shrimp takes only about 15 minutes to cook, so have everything else ready to go!
Chicken Dinner in Foil makes use of an old camping trick that works equally as well in your home kitchen. Cooking meals in foil packets is nothing new to campers. This particular version is one of the most flavorful you will ever taste, although there is nothing exotic about it. Measurements, ingredients, and serving sizes are all easily adaptable, and it is easy enough for even the most basic cook.
Apple Chicken Salad is a step above traditional chicken salad. This simple but tasty salad combines cooked chicken breast, apples, celery, and sweet onion with ranch dressing for a winning combination. The apples give a sweet crunch and are the perfect offset to the tanginess of the ranch dressing. Use as a topper for lettuce greens or as a sandwich filler. Kids love this salad, and the color combination is pleasing to the eye.
Gingered Pepper Steak, although Asian in origin, has become a comfort food favorite primarily because it is so fast and easy to make. This simple version is stir-fried to completion in under 15 minutes and has few ingredients. You dieters will be very happy with this one because it is also low-fat and low-calorie.