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Chicken, Main Dishes, Pasta

Brown Butter + Sage Chicken Penne Pasta

Golden brown butter + fresh sage with chicken penne pasta. Simply gorgeous.

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Brown butter and sage is such a satisfying flavor combination. I could not stop eating Brown Butter + Sage Chicken Penne Pasta. Wholesome and easy to make, this dinner idea will be a favorite for years to come.

Our wholesome chicken penne pasta recipe uses just a few basic ingredients. You will be amazed at the complex flavor from the browned butter, gently sauteed sage and shallots.

Paired with al dente penne pasta and tender chicken, this makes a complete evening meal.

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Beef, Italian, Main Dishes, Pasta

Chimichurri Steak Penne Pasta with Broiled Tomatoes in Marinara

Chimichurri Steak Penne Pasta

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I could eat pasta every single day. Honest, I could. This girl is happiest when at a table with a bowl of pasta. From traditional ingredients to the unusual, pasta recipes are my favorite.

But you don’t want to get the pasta-blahs. The secret to getting out of the pasta rut is to mix up the flavors. Spice up your spaghetti. Make your Alfredo awesome.

Or, go all out and try our Chimichurri Steak Penne Pasta with Broiled Tomatoes in Marinara. First, learn to create a simple yet zesty homemade chimichurri sauce paired with lean, tender steak. Then, prepare simple sauce of broiled fresh tomatoes and marinara sauce. Serve over hot al dente pasta for an amazing pasta recipe you will love.

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30 Minute or Less, Pasta, Sides, Vegetarian

Buttery Spinach Angel Hair Pasta

Buttery Spinach Angel Hair Pasta

You know how I adore pasta, right? No? I thought it was in the newsletter : “TERI HEARTS NOODLES”. File this Buttery Spinach Angel Hair Pasta recipe in the Super Easy Section. Lightly seasoned fresh baby spinach wrapped around buttered angel hair pasta.

So. Simply. Good.

No worries, this pasta recipe is not too heavy. Plus you get to twirl your fork to your heart’s content.

Serve as a side dish, or double the recipe for a meat-free meal.

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Casseroles, Main Dishes, Pasta

Easy Beef Noodle Casserole

Beef Noodle Casserole

I think grandmothers are magic. Think about it…have you ever pulled an old family recipe out of Grandma’s collection that tasted bad? Never. Their classic and simple recipes are always so comforting and delicious. Like this easy family recipe for Beef Noodle Casserole.

On a recent trip down memory lane, my husband and I were flipping through his grandmother’s recipe box. She called this recipe “Noodle Pleaser”. Simply prepared with tomato sauce, ground beef, cream cheese, and wide egg noodles, there is no doubt as to why it got that name.

I bet just about every family has one of these beef noodle casseroles in their recipe file. Easy, cheesy and comforting. This is the kind of meal I want my kids to come home to.

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best, Chicken, Pasta, Popular

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Don’t you love how everyone tries to take a recipe and make it buffalo flavored? Yes, me too. Guilty as charged. You know why people do this? Because it is delicious. Take a salad. Make it buffalo chicken. Instantly better. Chips and dip. Add buffalo chicken. Brilliant.  Our recipe for Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese is no different.

A classic dreamy and creamy macaroni and cheese recipe is made even yummier by adding grilled chopped chicken and loads of buffalo hot sauce.

Every macaroni noodle loaded bite is full of chicken and cheesy tangy flavor with just a little bit of heat.

Addictively yummy.

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Essentials, Italian, Pasta

Thick and Chunky Garden Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce

There are very few things in this culinary world that make me happier than spaghetti. You know what else makes me happy? Coming home to a kitchen smelling like crockpot heaven. This slow simmered Thick and Chunky Garden Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce is just that.

Pasta sauce heaven.

This delicious homemade pasta sauce is full of healthy and colorful vegetables. Fresh summer squash, zucchini, onions, sweet peppers and mushrooms simmer for hours and create a zesty sauce for your favorite pasta.

Plus, we made it super filling with a mixture of sweet Italian sausage and lean ground beef.  Can’t wait to twirl this around on a fork.

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Italian, Pasta, Soups

Crockpot Lasagna Soup

Crockpot Lasagna Soup is hearty and flavorful with all of the delicious flavors of your favorite lasagna.

This is one of the very best creations we have made.  Lean beef, stewed tomatoes, fresh zucchini and mushrooms are slow-simmered for hours. We even added broken lasagna noodles at the end. You can’t have lasagna without pasta, now can you?

So throw this crockpot soup recipe together today and enjoy a big bowl of…lasagna!

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30 Minute or Less, Kid Friendly Recipes, One Pan, Pasta, Vegetarian

One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese

One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Macaroni Mondays. I think that should be a thing. Let’s make it a thing. Monday’s deserve pasta and cheese and easy recipes. Recipes like One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese.

Who wants fussy recipes on a Monday? Nobody.

Who wants to do a ton of dishes on Monday? Not me.

Macaroni is the MacGyver of the kitchen. It won’t blow anything up or jump out of a helicopter…but you know what I mean.

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Casseroles, Italian, Main Dishes, Pasta

Sausage Asparagus Pasta Bake

Sausage Asparagus Pasta Bake

There are only five ingredients in this delicious Sausage Asparagus Pasta Bake. Five! Fresh and healthy asparagus paired with sweet Italian sausage is a great combination.

Pick your favorite pasta or use what you have in your pantry. We used whole grain penne pasta for this main dish recipe. (Why? They are the same shape and size as the asparagus.)

All you do is prepare, stir, top with cheese and bake.

Hearty, saucy and yummy!

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