Stuffed bell peppers reincarnated in a soup! With ground beef, rice, peppers, tomatoes, onions and cheddar cheese in a spicy broth. Is it wrong that I like this soup better than an actual stuffed pepper – the traditional version my Mom tried to feed me growing up? She made them all the time. They were regulars in our dinner rotation and I loathed them with… [Read more]
Meatballs marry leafy greens, pasta and carrots to live happily ever after in this Italian Wedding Soup. While this is a popular soup for weddings the name refers to the vegetables and meats marrying well together. Minestrata Maritata. Married soup. This Italian American version is lighter than the traditional Neapolitan version that uses an abundance of meat including prosciutto on the bone, sausage, beef and… [Read more]
I was all set to make a simple “American” type goulash with ground beef, tomatoes, pasta and cheddar cheese until I opened up my crisper drawer and spied zucchini! And only a mere minute after my Dad asked me if I was making Italian goulash?! How’s that for fate? In the wink of an eye this dish came together.