Recipe Type: Pasta & Rice

Pasta & Rice

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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Pasta with Shrimp

20 Minute Pasta With Shrimp


In about the time it takes to boil water and cook pasta, you can make 20 Minute Pasta With Shrimp. This simple, 2-pot recipe is high in protein, and low in saturated fat and sodium. The flavor comes from herbs and spices not from added salt. Red pepper flakes provides some ...

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Pasta With Sardine Sauce


Pasta with sardine sauce is a variation on the theme of southern Italian pasta served with a seafood tomato sauce. Tuna is a common  seafood ingredient, but if you are concerned about mercury levels in tuna you can substitute any seafood. Anchovies are popular in Italy, but many Americans loath the super salty canned variety ...

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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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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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Ginger Beef

Ginger Beef


Americanized Chinese food has gotten a bad rap lately for being high in calories and sodium, and not the healthy food Americans make it out to be. So what’s new? Isn’t that the way it is with all Americanized ethnic foods? Americans expect large portions at low prices and restaurants are than ...

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Homemade Mac and Cheese

Creamy, Cheesy, Pasta and Cheese

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Americans love macaroni and cheese. There are two versions—baked and not baked. Baked versions with lots of sauce and breadcrumb topping requires more time to make and is higher in calories. Many Americans opt for the simple, inexpensive boxed versions that do not require baking. Simply cook the pasta and ...

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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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