Recipe Type: Entree

Entree recipes.

One Pan Pasta Margherita With Spicy Italian Sausage

One-Pan Pasta Margherita With Spicy Italian Sausage


In the U.S., consumers have a choice between boxed meals providing dried pasta and a package of dried seasoning added to 1 pound of ground beef  or precooked frozen meals that go from freezer to stove to table. Both are convenient, but usually have preservatives and other ingredients you may not ...

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Taco Lettuce Wrap

Taco Lettuce Wraps

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Taco Lettuce wraps can cut calories by up to 50 percent by replacing fried corn taco shells with low calorie, fat and sodium lettuce leaves. You can use any variety of head or leaf lettuce. Nutrition values are about the same for head and leaf lettuce. Calories for this recipe are ...

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Plate of Homemade Nachos

Nachos MedGrande


Hola! Nachos are a popular Tex-Mex appetizer served by many Mexican American restaurants. The original nachos consisting of fried corn tortilla chips covered with cheddar cheese and jalapeños were created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in 1943. Today, there are so many varieties of nachos, this recipe is only one example. ...

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Chicken Fajitas

10 Minute Skillet Fajitas


Hola! Fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex recipe that originated using grilled skirt steak. You can make 10 Minute Skillet Fajitas using grilled skirt or other steak like rib-eye or tenderloin or chicken. Shrimp fajitas are also popular. This simple recipe is based on the original concept. For added flavor the ...

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30-Minute Hamburger Lasagna

One-Pan 30 Minute Ground Beef or Poultry Lasagna


In about the time it takes to make ground beef lasagna from a box, you can make this easy, delicious One-Pan, 30 Minute Ground Beef or Poultry Lasagna recipe without additives like: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) Natural flavor (whatever that is) Partially hydrogenated soybean oil Artificial colors (yellow 5 & 6) Cook’s Tip: ...

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Oven Fried Chicken Breast Tenders

Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

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You can make this simple Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken recipe using chicken pieces or boneless, skinless chicken (breast, tenders, thighs). American chicken weights have doubled over the past 20 years.Today, it is rare finding a 3 to 3.5 pound chicken. Super-sized chicken provide super-sized breasts.  One chicken breast half (photo below) can weight ...

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Puff Pastry Chicken Pie

Easy Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie


Puff pastry chicken pot pie has large pieces of white meat chicken and lots of vegetables in a creamy white sauce without the high calorie pie crust. A light, tender puff pastry top replaces the usually double crust pie. You get: More chicken and vegetables Less calories, fat, and sodium ...

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Homemade Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce


No jarred, canned, and very few restaurant fresh tomato sauce comes close homemade sauce made with vine ripened tomatoes from your garden or a farmers market.  Easy variety of tomato (Roma, slicing, cherry, grape) has its own unique flavor. Depending on the type and ripeness of tomatoes used, the color of ...

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Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos and Tostadas

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Quick, simple, delicious tequila lime shrimp tacos and tostadas are so easy to make and you won’t find them on the menu at most Mexican restaurants. Just marinate peeled and deveined raw shrimp in tequila, lime juice, and oil for 10 to 15 minutes, and then grill them to moist, tender perfection ...

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Pasta Fagioli With Turkey Sausage Sauce

20 Minute Fagioli e Pasta (Beans & Macaroni)


When I came across canned, organic, white beans, I realized I had not made Fagioli e Pasta in over a year. This simple recipe has less than 500 calories per serving while providing 10 grams of fiber and 28 grams of protein. I used homemade tomato sauce, but you can use ...

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