This Creamy Italian Chicken & Asiago Pasta Salad makes a perfect Summer meal all in one bowl. Whether served for lunch or dinner, it’s full of meat, pasta, and plenty of yummy fresh veggies tossed in a creamy Italian dressing.
A meal the whole family will love, this Mac & Cheese Lasagna appeals to the kids- and the kid still in all of us. Creamy layers of shells & cheese are interspersed with a savory mixture of ground beef, sauteed onions, minced garlic, and a blend of Italian cheeses.
This One Pot Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Pasta is the meal every busy parent’s week night dreams are made of. Chock full of healthy veggies, pasta the kids love, all tucked up in a savory cream sauce. It’s comfort food made simple.
Layers of pasta, a blend of melted cheeses, and chunks of rotisserie chicken tossed with ranch seasoning and buffalo sauce make up this Cheesy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Lasagna. It’s a rich, cheesy meal made to feed a crowd, whether it’s a hearty family dinner or the star of the next neighborhood potluck.
Lasagna is an old favorite in my Italian husband’s family. Luckily, he’s used to, and gracious about, me putting new school spins on his traditional favorites. He didn’t even bat an eye when I served him this buffalo chicken version for the first time. He sure did tuck in for seconds though!
A rich and creamy casserole, this Chicken Verde Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese is cheesy Tex Mex heaven. It delivers the same flavors you love in chicken verde enchiladas but with only 6 ingredients, and half the work- making it a must-have family favorite, 30 minute meal.
Pasta salad is one of the most easily adaptable side dishes out there, both the ingredients and to any occasion. Step up your pasta salad game with this creamy Crunchy Doritos Taco Pasta Salad. Featuring seasoned ground beef, crushed Doritos, and fresh veggies tossed in a creamy dressing- it’s a real family & potluck pleaser.
A quick & easy dish, this Italian-style Chicken & Tomato Pesto Gnocchi is a simple supper that’s full of flavor. It can be planned ahead of time, but is easy enough to whip up on a whim. While this recipe makes enough for an average family dinner, it can easily be doubled to feed a larger crowd.
A rich, creamy, savory mac and cheese is hard to beat, and the recipe for one is a golden ticket, enjoy the keys to the kingdom with our Smoked Macaroni & Cheese. A bit of smokiness is the key to the Mac & Cheese Kingdom.
This Two Timin’ Pasta makes a quick & easy dinner the whole family will love. A yummy sausage stuffed pasta & sauce casserole, it serves as an easy dish for my week night menu. It gets bonus points because I don’t have to choose between sauces- it includes both marinara & alfredo. And who doesn’t want to add a lil somethin’ saucy into their weekly meal plan?!
Nothing was better growing up than cheesy Italian American comfort food straight from Nonna’s kitchen. Keep those memories alive with a big batch of Nonna’s Italian Spaghetti & Broccoli- a quick & easy, one dish, vegetarian pasta dinner. Keep it simple, and keep making memories around meals with your own family with this humble recipe.