Bacon, Gouda & Tortellini Stuffed Squash

Tortellini Stuffed Acorn Squash #dinnerrecipes

Cheese tortellini smothered in a creamy sauce with spinach, bacon and Gouda cheese is stuffed inside acorn squash and baked. Certain squash were made for the sole purpose of stuffing. I’m convinced of it. Once you scoop out the seeds you’re left with what looks like a bowl and bowls were made to be filled…. 

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Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini

Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini #dinner

This is it. The most comforting pasta dish you can imagine and it’s all yours for the making in 30 minutes or less. Cheese tortellini and broccoli florets are drowned in the creamiest, dreamiest Parmesan cheese sauce with a touch of garlic and parsley. It comes together so quickly you can fit it right into… 

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Pomodoro Chicken with Garlic Spaghetti

Pomodoro Chicken with Garlic Spaghetti

Italian-inspired pomodoro chicken with pan-seared chicken cutlets smothered in a creamy white wine sauce bursting with fresh, juicy tomatoes. It’s served alongside spaghetti infused with a ton of garlic, Parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes, olive oil, parsley and lemon. The lemon doesn’t make it tart or tangy, it’s light and helps brighten up all the… 

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Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

A colorful Italian-inspired pasta salad dressed in a sweet and tangy balsamic vinaigrette. It’s perfect for potlucks or picnics or just stowing away in your refrigerator for those snacky, hungry moments when it’s too hot to cook and you want something good to eat fast. I use rotini pasta so the lovely dressing can stick… 

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Thai Noodle Salad with Grilled Chicken

Thai Noodle Salad with Grilled Chicken

Noodles tossed with a colorful mix of sautéed veggies including fresh corn off the cob, sugar snap peas, roasted red peppers and carrots. They get all dressed up in a spicy coconut milk and lime dressing. You can eat it as is or top with grilled chicken or even shrimp for a fresh and delicious… 

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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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Green Goddess Pasta Primavera

Green Goddess Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is a spring dish full of green vegetables. Fresh asparagus, string beans, peas and linguine are tossed together in a light sauce with Parmesan, garlic and lemon. The emphasis is on the vegetables. The ratio is almost equal – the vegetables might even be winning. They’re surely the main attractions with just a… 

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