Posts Tagged "Main Dishes"

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia

Guanciale, pecorino, pepper, pasta. These are the ingredients for one of Rome’s cornerstone pastas, Pasta alla Gricia. If you haven’t tried Pasta alla Gricia yet, get ready to fall in love! There may only be a few ingredients, but they come together to make pasta magic! Pasta alla Gricia comes from the Lazio region of Italy where Rome is. Rome Read More

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes

Seafood and pasta are my two biggest food loves so it’s no wonder that I’m totally obsessed with seafood pastas. This Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp has quickly become one of my favorites! The addition of saffron to this otherwise simple dish makes it feel fancy and indulgent while only taking about 30 minutes to make. Win win! Read More

Double Smash Burgers with Sauce

Double Smash Burgers with Sauce

I love making burgers at home and this is definitely one of my favorites! These double smash burgers taste like they came from a restaurant and the best part, they’re super easy to make! Before we get into the technique, let’s just clear one thing up: we’re using American cheese for this recipe. Listen, I like a variety of different Read More

Cajun Pasta Salad

Cajun Pasta Salad

This recipe is a new favorite of mine! I wanted to play around with Cajun flavors, and because I love pasta so much, I decided to make a Cajun pasta salad. With green peppers and onions, smoky andouille sausage, shrimp, and a zesty dressing—this recipe is packed with flavor! Since this pasta salad can be served hot, at room temperature, Read More

Bucatini with Anchovy Tomato Sauce and Pecorino Breadcrumbs

Bucatini with Anchovy Tomato Sauce

I like to live my life as if the anchovy averse don’t exist. Now, don’t take that to mean that I don’t respect people’s tastes—I do! It’s just that I’ve converted too many anchovy haters (whether intentionally or not) to believe that people really know what they’re talking about when they claim to hate anchovies. Don’t worry, I’m not some Read More

Italian Tuna Melt

Italian Tuna Melt

This Italian Tuna Melt is a weeknight favorite in my house! The tuna is packed with peppers, capers, and fresh herbs and then covered in delicious fontina cheese and broiled to tuna melt perfection. Top it all off with some greens and you’ve got a healthy meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes! Can we just talk about how weird Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

There’s nothing I love more than a big bowl of seafood pasta and this Shrimp Fra Diavolo is one of my favorites! Fra Diavolo, which translates to “brother devil” in Italian, is often made with lobster instead of shrimp but let’s be honest, lobster isn’t always in the budget! This shrimp version is just as delicious and a little easier Read More

Mini Green Chile Chicken Quesadillas

Mini Green Chile Chicken Quesadillas

Mini Green Chile Chicken Quesadillas are the perfect party food! These guys are super easy to assemble and then baked all together on a sheet pan. The perfect way to make quesadillas for a crowd! Pile them up with your favorite toppings and you’re set to watch the game—or The Bachelor—your call. I am kind of obsessed with quesadillas. Like, Read More

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Nothing better than an easy weeknight dinner that can be on the table in 15 minutes, am I right? This Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce is so simple and easy to make, yet flavorful and totally satisfying! Even though I always have a few bags of tortellini and ravioli in my freezer, I always forget to use them! Usually when Read More

Easy Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

I make this when I want a cozy bowl of chicken soup but I don’t feel like simmering it for hours. I found the best way to get flavorful chicken soup in a fraction of the time is to use chicken thighs and to cook them separately first, then add them to the broth! Chicken thighs are juicier and more Read More