Baked Meatballs with Pasta in Parmesan Spinach Sauce

Baked Meatballs with Pasta in Parmesan Spinach Sauce

Homemade meatballs baked on top of penne pasta smothered in lots of rich, creamy spinach sauce. This comforting pasta dish is perfect for serving on a special family night or bringing to a potluck or party. The recipe starts by making the meatballs with ground beef, garlic, parsley, bread crumbs and egg. While they get… 

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Feta Stuffed BLT Burgers

Feta Stuffed BLT Burgers

Say hello to the gussied up burger version of the BLT with a layer of creamy feta cheese hidden inside. If you ever stuffed cheese into the middle of a burger before then you know it’s no easy feat to keep it contained once it begins to melt. With feta cheese you don’t have that… 

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Meatball Sub Biscuit Muffins

Meatball Muffins

To make these meatball “muffins” ricotta meatballs are nestled in a savory, biscuit-like muffin batter and baked in a muffin pan. They’re just as tasty at room temperature as they are warm, making for a great appetizer or lunchbox treat and are best served with marinara sauce on the side for a little dunking action,

Feta Meatballs with Spinach Couscous & Tzatziki

Baked Greek Meatballs

Baked meatballs loaded with feta cheese, roasted red peppers, Greek yogurt, onions, garlic and Parmesan cheese with a no-cook couscous freckled with spinach and a bright tzatziki sauce for serving. The delectable meatballs come together quickly in one bowl and bake up nicely on an olive oil greased baking sheet. They brown and take on… 

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Slow-Cooker Chili Con Carne

Slow Cooker Chili Con Carne

Chili con carne with hearty hunks of beef slow cooked in tomatoes with a ton of spices, bacon, garlic, onion, chipotle and jalapeno peppers. No beans allowed. Not in this chili. This chili is a celebration of meat. I don’t use a crockpot for convenience here but rather for the way it magically transforms the… 

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash Soup

Beef Goulash Soup

Crockpot goulash soup with ground beef, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, cabbage and oodles of sweet paprika permeating every single delicious bite. Traditional Hungarian goulash is a stew typically made with tough cuts of beef that rely on the collagen from the meat as a thickener rather than flour or roux. It can be made with potatoes,… 

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Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

Enchilada Soup

A Tex-Mex soup packed with ground beef, rice, corn, green chiles, tomatoes, cheese and topped with sour cream and tortilla chips. It’s a beef version of my favorite chicken enchilada soup. A warm, spicy hug in a bowl. While the slow cooker does almost all the work it isn’t completely hands off. It takes a… 

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