Cupboard Chicken Pilaf is a homemade copycat version of that famous commercial San Francisco pasta and rice mix. Ramp it up with chicken, and it’s a meal on its own. This dish is made easily from basic items in your cupboard, and the method is very similar to the box mix.
Quick Amaretto Chicken combines canned soup, vegetables, mushrooms, amaretto, almonds, and noodles into a delicious main dish with a creamy sauce. This goes together quite fast to make a hearty meal, served with noodles.
Garlic Lemon Shrimp is basically shrimp scampi with a bit of cream and Parmesan cheese. What sets this recipe apart is the method, wherein the sauce is made first before adding the shrimp. This method prevents the shrimp from becoming tough and chewy from over-cooking. The result is a delightfully tangy, creamy sauce with tender succulent shrimp.
Whip up this quick Chicken Salad Spread for appetizers or sandwiches using canned chicken, cream cheese, and ranch dressing. I like to serve it with a fancy variety of crackers. This spread is a great hit at parties and couldn’t be easier to mix up.
Pasta Nicoise Salad is a nod to the French, loaded with chicken and vegetables, and bound with a simple homemade dressing flavored with rosemary. This salad is fresh, bright with flavor, and colorful on the plate. Add some crusty bread, and you have a filling, satisfying meal.
Mussels with Italian Sausage Recipe are a match made in heaven. Simply cooked with tomatoes, red onions, garlic, and white wine, this recipe is very easy to make and goes together in a snap.
Chicken Tetrazinni is a great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey. If you don’t have leftovers, simply pick up a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. The creamy sauce includes onions, celery, mushrooms, and pimientos. It tops linguine pasta.
Ham Broccoli Macaroni & Cheese takes the ultimate comfort food to full meal status. In this version, I’ve added ham as a protein, along with broccoli as the vegetable for a full meal version. Did I mention the crowning glory, bacon?