Posts Tagged "Main Dishes"

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

Italian Seafood Salad

Italian Seafood Salad

This Italian Seafood Salad is one of my absolute favorite dishes. With plenty of fresh herbs and lemon, this salad is light, refreshing and super flavorful. Seafood salad gets better as it marinates so make it a day before serving for the best results! My family makes seafood salad every year for Christmas Eve as part of one of the Read More

Herb Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Herb Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

The holidays are here! I can’t believe it’s December already. When it comes to the holidays, I always get most excited about the food (shocker!) and a beautiful roast beef just screams holiday, right? People often get intimidated by roasts—I know I used to be! The truth is, they couldn’t be easier to make! This recipe for Herb Crusted Roast Read More

Stir Fried Noodles with Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs with Noodles

You know those nights when you want something delicious and healthy but you don’t reeeaally want to cook? This is the perfect recipe for that! This stir fry is quick and easy, packed with veggies, and uses a tasty shortcut to complete the meal! I’ve been using al fresco chicken meatballs in my dinners when I want something satisfying, but Read More

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers is a quick and easy dinner that’s packed with flavor. Grab your favorite Italian sausage—hot, mild, or a combination of both—and dinner will be on the table in 30 minutes! This pasta is always in heavy rotation around here. It’s just so easy and fast, it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner! My parents used Read More

Chicken Enchilada Sliders

Chicken Enchilada Sliders on a platter

Chicken Enchilada Sliders are the perfect party food you never knew, you always needed! Although I don’t watch much football, I have to admit I do love the food that comes along with it. These sliders make the perfect game day food and, since they’ll be gobbled up in minutes, I decided to use a couple shortcuts so that the Read More

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli in bowl

The second the weather starts cooling down, I immediately start craving a big ol’ bowl of Pasta e Fagioli. Pasta e Fagioli, which means “pasta and beans” in Italian, is one of my favorite and most comforting dishes out there! Pasta, beans, pancetta and a super flavorful broth all topped with cheese—what’s more cozy than that? My dad has been making Read More