Recipes With Course: Pasta & Rice

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Easy Pasta with Pesto and Grilled Chicken Recipe

Pasta With Grilled Chicken and Pesto


Pasta with grilled chicken and pesto is the first in my Quick Meal series of recipe suggestions. Recipe can be doubled. This recipe takes about 20 minutes to make from the time you begin heating water to cook the pasta and has only 4 ingredients: Any Dry Pasta Pesto Fresh Tomato ...

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Pasta with Shrimp and Peas

Pasta With Shrimp And Green Peas


Pasta is economical and easy to prepare 100’s of way, and yet many diet plans and diet experts recommend eliminating pasta. They cite its high glycemic index and the fact most are made with reminded white flour. Disregard the fact many Italians eat pasta daily and are healthier than most ...

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Homemade Lasagna With Egg Noodles

Egg Noodle Lasagna


Egg Noodle Lasagna is a simple variation of no-boil lasagna using egg noodles instead of lasagna noodles. Egg noodles are also used for the Southern Italian deluxe lasagna called Tembano made with shredded beef sauce, miniature meatballs, and Italian cold cuts like proscuitto and mortadella. To reduce preparation time, you ...

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Greens Peas and Pasta Recipe


Green peas and pasta is a simple one pan recipe pairing sweet green peas with any short pasta (macaroni, shells, farfalle, orzo). If you prefer, you can decrease the amount of water by one up and substitute cooked rice, or quinoa. One 12 ounce serving of green peas and pasta ...

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Pasta with Vegetables

Pasta with Vegetables


Pasta with Vegetables is a typical Apulian blend of pasta and fresh vegetables rarely found on Italian-American restaurant menus. Why settle for a 470 calorie pasta dish with up to 9 grams of fiber when you can have a 2,000 calorie Fettuccine Alfredo with over a days worth of saturated fat ...

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Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Easy Pasta with Alfredo Sauce Recipe

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Alfredo sauce is one of the quickest and easiest pasta sauces to make at home and is served by virtually every Italian-American restaurant in America. This Easy Pasta with Alfredo Sauce recipe takes about 20 minutes to prepare and cook. For best flavor use Parmigiano Reggiano and grate it yourself. While Alfredo (cream ...

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Garlic Toast

Garlic Toast Recipe

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There are several ways to make garlic toast: Rubbing fresh garlic across the surface of toasted bread Combining minced fresh garlic with butter or margarine to form a spread Combining minced roasted garlic with butter or margarine to form a spread This garlic toast recipe uses garlic powder (not garlic ...

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Spaghetti with Ground Beef and Fresh Tomatoes

Spaghettini with Ground Beef and Cherry Tomatoes


Spaghettini with Ground Beef and Cherry Tomatoes is a simple, colorful pasta recipe you can make in 30 minutes or less. Add a salad and small glass of red wine for a complete meal with about 700 calories. Substitutions Spaghetti or other long pasta can be substituted for the spaghettini. Substitute ...

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Easy Homemade Ricotta


Supermarket ricotta cheese available in 15 to 32 ounce containers is usually an inferior cheese in name only compared to ricotta available decades ago in the United States. Like many foods available today, manufacturers have cut corners to cut costs. It only takes two ingredients and an instant read thermometer ...

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Homemade Bolognese Style Pasta Sauce

Bolognese Style Meat Sauce (ragu alle bolognese)


Bologna, Italy not only gave the world one of its most popular cold cuts, bologna (mortadella), but a meat based tomato sauce made with carrots and celery. Who said pasta isn’t healthy? The flavor and thickness of Bolognese sauce comes from simmering several hours to reduce the liquid content and ...

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