Category: Pasta

Jul 01

Pasta with Burst Tomatoes and Mascarpone

Savor the flavor of summer with fresh tomatoes and herbs over cheese-filled pasta. The mascarpone cheese will melt and combine with the tomatoes to make a delicious creamy sauce. Blister and burst the tomatoes under the broiler to concentrate the flavor. I sprinkled pumpkin seeds over the top of mine and loved the crunch it …

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Apr 13

Creamy Chicken and Pasta

Here’s another great comfort dish. This pasta has a creamy mushroom sauce and chicken throughout. Add a tossed salad and you have a great meal you could entertain with. Enjoy! 2 C. uncooked penne or medium tube pasta 2 C. sliced fresh mushrooms 1 C. sliced fresh green onions 2 Tbsp. butter 1/2 C. white …

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Oct 02

Creamy Ham Fettuccine

This is one of those great recipes that is quick, easy, plus comforting all in one. It is a great way to use up left over ham. Change it up by using broccoli instead of peas, and pancetta instead of ham. Enjoy! 1/4 C. Panko bread crumbs 1/4 tsp. dried parsley flakes 3 Tbsp. butter, …

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Sep 22

Lemon-Pepper Pasta

Light, refreshing and simple. This pasta is great served as a side, or you can add chicken or shrimp and some veggies for a main dish. When you have a busy weekday schedule this is a great go to meal. Enjoy! 2 Tbsp. olive oil 3 Tbsp. butter 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp. …

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Sep 05

Italian Sausage with Bow Ties

This quick and easy recipe will make your family think you worked harder than you will making dinner. The creamy sauce with the sausage is just delicious! If you prefer more sauce with your pasta, as I do, use less than the pound of pasta. I also just add a few pinches of the red …

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Mar 22

Spaghetti Sauce

This is my own recipe for sauce that everyone seems to enjoy. When preparing this sauce for pasta I always add ground beef. I first cook the ground beef until it is no longer pink and then add the onions, bell pepper and garlic and go from there. If you’re in a hurry this is …

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Feb 23

Macaroni and Cheese with Ham and Peas

Today it is cold and raining outside; a perfect day for comforting mac and cheese. Add ham and peas and you have a one dish meal. Using Swiss and mozzarella instead of cheddar gives you a different dish than your everyday mac and cheese also. If you’re going to a pot luck dinner or making …

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Mar 24

Spicy Sausage Penne

If you love sausage and peppers you’re going to love this recipe. It’s a quick and delicious sausage and pasta dinner that will become a favorite for you. Use whatever pasta you would like; I think the penne works best in this dish. If you don’t have plum tomatoes use what you have on hand …

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