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.
Shrimp is a favorite here, and it goes so well with rice. Most of the ingredients in Shrimp Corn Pilaf are staple items in the kitchen, so it’s quick to throw together on those nights that you don’t feel like getting stuck in the kitchen.
Hearty Low Country Corn Chowder is based on a Southern favorite, the Low Country Boil. This spicy chowder incorporates the main low country boil ingredients consisting of corn, potatoes, sausage, and shrimp. Each heart-warming bite brings a taste of good ol’ Southern country living.
Southwest Potato Frittata will make you want to have breakfast for dinner. Corn, chiles, olives, roasted red peppers, and cilantro give a Southwestern flair to this easy-to-make frittata. Although perfect for breakfast or brunch, this dish is rich and hearty enough for a main meal.
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.
Sausage vegetable stew is perfect for a cold winter night’s family meal. It only takes about an hour to make this hearty, heartwarming meal. I serve it with garlic bread or artisan bread, and it’s filling enough on its own.
Veggie Yellow Rice gets its characteristic bright yellow color from ground turmeric. You have probably used the yellow rice mix in cylindrical cellophane package commonly sold at most grocery stores. This scratch version assures you get a fresher flavor without the preservatives, and it is just as easy to make.