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.
Crab and shrimp are the stars of this seafood pasta chowder, along with mushrooms, green onions, spices, and red wine. Serve with crusty bread on the side, or better yet, in a bread bowl. This soup is rich and chunky, hearty enough to make a meal.
Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Couscous brings the bright flavors of Italy to your table. It is the perfect solution to the rice or potatoes side dish blahs. Best of all, you can whip this up in about 15 minutes, including preparation time. What’s not to love?
Packed with flavor, this creamy salmon pasta is fast and easy. It begins with canned salmon for convenience, but if you happen to have leftover cooked fresh salmon, by all means, feel free to substitute.
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?
Italian Wedding Soup is a comfort food favorite in many households, and this version is packed with flavor. The little chicken meatballs are far from bland, thanks to a nice little kick from Italian sausage. The pasta stretches the soup and makes it filling while the spinach adds color and nutrition.
You may think of lasagna as a fattening comfort food, but you will change your mind after trying this Ultimate Spinach Turkey Lasagna. It uses ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses as well as turkey to cut down on the fat content and calories. Spinach adds color, flavor, and fiber.
When you’re running short on time, look no further than Creamy Shrimp Scampi. It’s so easy to make with minimal ingredients. Best of all, you can have this restaurant-worthy dish on the table in less than 30 minutes.