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Stuffed Shells IV

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Wonderful stuffed shells – makes two 9×13 pans full! You can also freeze them on a cookie sheet and have them when company shows up! Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package jumbo pasta shells 8 ounces mushrooms, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 pound ground turkey salt and pepper to taste 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley […]

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Spicy Cold Soba Noodles

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These cold soba noodles are my son’s favorite snack! You can adjust the amount of heat by increasing or omitting the chili oil. A great side dish or add tofu, chicken, or shrimp for a complete meal. Ingredients ⅔ cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons molasses ½ cup sesame oil ½ cup sesame tahini 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chili oil, or more to taste ½ cup sliced scallions, […]

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Baked Pasta with Sausage and Baby Portobello Mushroom White Sauce

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This easy-to-make, flavorful dish will impress your family or friends and have them coming back for more! Ingredients 1 pound penne pasta 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 1 pound baby portobello mushrooms, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ cups heavy cream ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 (8 ounce) package shredded whole milk mozzarella Directions Preheat the […]

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Arrabbiata Sauce

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Arrabbiata sauce is spicy and delicious. Ideal on penne pasta. Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes ⅜ cup red wine 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Directions Heat oil in a large skillet or saucepan […]

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Alfredo Sauce

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This Alfredo sauce recipe always turns out rich and creamy! A delicious way to transform plain fettuccine pasta or steamed vegetables. Ingredients ¼ cup butter 1 cup heavy cream 1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 clove garlic, crushed ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley Directions Gather all ingredients. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in cream and simmer for 5 […]

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Chicken or Turkey Tetrazzini Deluxe

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Cooked chicken or turkey breast, pasta, veggies, sherry and broth with creamy and cheesy elements, all baked into a classic. This casserole is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken. Delicious and freezes well too. Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta ½ cup butter 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 cup minced onion 1 cup minced green bell pepper 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed […]

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Italian Sausage with Farfalle and Broccoli Rabe

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A beautiful two pan entree that’ll please anyone who likes Italian sausage. Delicious with cheesy garlic bread and a sparkling white wine. My boyfriend and everyone in our families loves this dish! Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package farfalle (bow tie) pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 ½ cups chicken broth ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 bunch broccoli rabe, […]

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Bolognese Sauce

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A simple Bolognese recipe for excellent chunky pasta sauce with beef, pork, lots of vegetables, and tons of flavor. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, minced 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound lean ground beef ½ pound ground pork 1 (28 ounce) can Italian plum tomatoes ½ pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 6 ounces tomato sauce 2 carrots, shredded 1 stalk celery, chopped ½ cup dry white wine ½ cup chicken […]

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Bow Ties with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cream

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A delicious creamy sausage pasta dish. A friend gave this recipe to me a few years back, and my family can’t seem to get enough of it. It sounds strange with cream in it, but that just enhances the flavor and texture. This is a very easy recipe. Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package bow tie pasta 2 tablespoons olive […]

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Baked Ziti with Sausage

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This baked ziti with sausage is quite possibly the one thing that I am constantly asked to make. It is full of flavor and delicious. Ingredients cooking spray 1 (16 ounce) package dry ziti pasta 1 pound mild Italian sausage 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese 1 large yellow onion, minced 1 large egg 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 ½ (26 ounce) […]