Pasta Recipes

Easy, inexpensive tuna macaroni salad is the perfect side dish for a crowd.
Fish Recipes, Miscellaneous, Pasta Recipes, Salad Recipes, Side Dishes

Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe

 

 Macaroni salad and potato salad are traditional cold side dishes for family gatherings in the South. Granny-Ma’s version was pretty basic — pretty much just elbow macaroni, mayonnaise, onions, celery, and sweet relish. When I met my husband’s family, Italians from the Northeast, I was introduced to tuna macaroni salad. […]

Rich, thick spaghetti sauce is a snap in the crockpot.
Beef Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Main Dishes, Pasta Recipes, Pork Recipes, Tomato Recipes

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

 

 Spaghetti sauce (or tomato gravy to my Italian friends) is a staple in most households. Rather than watching over the pot for a long, slow-cooked version on the stove, it’s just as easy to toss it all in the crockpot. You won’t need to worry about stirring or boilovers, and […]

Smack your lips over this delicious one-pot turkey skillet casserole made in 15 minutes.
Casserole Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Poultry Recipes, Turkey Recipes

Turkey Skillet Casserole Recipe For A Quick Dinner

 

Turkey skillet casserole is a meal-in-a-dish that’s perfect for those busy nights when you don’t want to be tied to the kitchen. It’s fast, easy, and you can have it on the table in less than 20 minutes.

Creamy Orzo Rice Pilaf looks and tastes better than those box mixes loaded with preservatives.
Broccoli Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes, Tomato Recipes

Orzo Rice Pilaf Recipe – Just say no to the box

 

 This winning take on Rice-A-Roni is infinitely more flavorful than the box, and it takes about the same amount of time. Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta that takes the place of the broken spaghetti strands found in Rice-A-Roni. The result is creamy with Parmesan cheese and flecked with morsels of […]

Tuscan chicken is topped with a rich, buttery wine sauce and served over pasta.
Cheese Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes, Pasta Recipes, Spinach Recipes, Wine Recipes

Tuscan Chicken & Pasta Recipe For A Taste of Italy

 

Spinach and roasted red peppers in a cheesy wine sauce gives a Mediterranean flair to this quick and easy Tuscan chicken dish. Best of all, once you prep your ingredients, you can have this meal on the table in about 30 minutes.

Tortellini, sausage, and beans make a hearty, Tuscan-style soup.
Cheese Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Sausage Recipes, Soup and Stew Recipes, Spinach Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Wine Recipes

Tortellini Sausage Soup Recipe for a Taste of Tuscany

 

There are so many variations on tortellini soup. It just goes to show you that you pretty much can’t go wrong with it. It’s basically a vegetable soup (minestrone, if you will) built around the Italian cheese-filled pasta pouches known as tortellini. This version adds beans and fresh baby spinach. Served with a nice homemade bread or garlic toast, it’s hearty enough to make a meal out of.