Apple Baked Beans is sure to become your new favorite side dish for parties, barbecues, and potluck dinners. Starting with canned beans makes this a snap to make with only about 10 minutes of prep time.
Mulligan stew is a hearty dish made of whatever is on hand. It usually contains meat or poultry, potatoes, and vegetables in practically any combination you can think of. This chicken mulligan stew is a spur-of-the-moment creation made from a fridge and cupboard raid.
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.
Mexican Lasagna fuses Latin flavors within a traditional Italian dish for a fiesta in your mouth. It makes a family-friendly meal in an easy casserole. Kids love it!
Texas Caviar will bring Olé raves at your next party or sporting event. This Tex-Mex style of salsa includes beans and white corn, along with the other traditional salsa ingredients of tomatoes, onions, chiles, and cilantro. Here, the chosen beans are canned black-eyed peas, so you can easily put this together. Make it a couple of days in advance so the flavors can meld. Serve with tortilla chips, and you have a crowd-pleasing party appetizer with little effort.
Southwestern Taco Soup will warm you up on a cold winter’s night. Imagine all of your favorite Mexican flavors in a hearty bowl of soup. It is filling enough to make a meal of on its own.
Chicken Meatball Chili Soup comes to the rescue for families with picky eaters. Herbs and spices transform boring ground chicken to bites of delight, bursting with flavor. Kids love the little meatballs. It tastes even better the next day so feel free to make it ahead.
Italian sausage soup is a comfort food in many households. There are as many variations of it as there are Moms in the kitchen. This simple version includes fresh Roma tomatoes, carrots, and escarole (or spinach). It is fortified with cannellini beans, orzo, and of course, garlic. Try this heart-warming meal in a bowl on a cold winter night or any day of the year.