Main Dishes

Recipes for main dishes and entrees.

Colorful bell peppers are stuffed with Italian-style beef and rice in foil packets.
Beef Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Main Dishes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes

Beef-Stuffed Pepper Boats Recipe

 

Stuffed peppers are a great meal-in-one choice for camping. These are filled with Italian-style beef and healthy brown rice, then wrapped in foil to take along on your trip or bake at home.

Ground beef, sausage, and mushrooms make a chunky stroganoff perfect over rice or noodles.
Beef Recipes, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Sausage Recipes

Poor Man’s Stroganoff Recipe

 

 Poor Man’s Stroganoff takes the old army S.O.S to a new level. It’s a fabulous meat-stretcher that will appeal to those families on a budget. This version has the rich flavor of beef stroganoff without the price tag of a more expensive beef roast. For you younger folks, S.O.S is […]

Savory stuffing of brown rice, dried cherries, and nuts lifts butternut squash to a new level.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Nut Recipes, Rice Recipes, Vegetable Recipes

Stuffed Butternut Squash Recipe

 

 Butternut squash is not only delicious, it’s also full of nutrition. Stuff the halves with a healthy mixture of brown rice, pistachios, and dried cherries seasoned with cumin and cinnamon, and you have a phenomenal explosion of flavors. It’s a great option for vegetarians or for a meatless Monday meal […]

Tender, juicy pork roast incorporates the flavors of the islands.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Crockpot Island Pork Roast Recipe

 

 Pork roast, specifically inexpensive Boston butt, takes on the flavors of the Caribbean in this easy crockpot recipe. Thyme, allspice, and Scotch bonnet peppers are key ingredients in jerk sauce. I’ve added pomegranate and orange juices for just the slightest bit of sweetness as a reminder of those great island […]

Tender, juicy pork tenderloin is topped with a balsamic pomegranate glaze.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Balsamic Pomegranate Pork Tenderloin

 

 Pork tenderloin is the filet mignon of the pig. It is incredibly moist and tender with a light, mild flavor. The easy savory/sweet glaze with its distinct flavors of pomegranate and balsamic vinegar is the perfect topper to complement mildness of the meat. The petite pork medallions will melt in […]

Tender chicken cacciatora celebrates the Italian flavors of chicken, oregano, basil, garlic, and fresh vegetables over pasta.
Chicken Recipes, Ethnic, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Poultry Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Wine Recipes

Chicken Cacciatora Recipe

 

 Chicken cacciatora is an Italian dish that has become a comfort food in many households, not just for Italian families. “Cacciatore” means “hunter” and “cacciatora” is hunter-style. As such, there are as many different versions of it as there are different versions of spaghetti sauce. It is basically braised chicken […]

A delightfully different basting sauce makes salmon kebabs extra-special.
Fish Recipes, Main Dishes, Salmon Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Shrimp Recipes

Salmon Kebabs in the Oven Recipe

 

 Salmon kebabs (often called kabobs) are always a treat on the grill, but what if you don’t have access to a grill or the weather is bad? Use this oven method to enjoy them year-round. One of the secrets to awesome salmon kebabs is cooking them fast under high heat. […]

Tender, moist beef tips with luscious mushroom gravy are a snap in the crockpot.
Beef Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Wine Recipes

Crockpot Beef Tips Recipe

 

 Beef tips are a richly-flavored entree that goes perfectly with mashed potatoes, rice or buttered noodles. When made with sirloin steak, they are called “sirloin tips.” Duh! However, I much prefer them made with chuck roast rather than sirloin, and here’s why. Sirloin is a lean cut of meat. It […]