Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet

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Need a quick and easy meal to add to your weeknight dinner rotation? This delicious Italian meal cooks all in one pot using just five ingredients. Try my Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet! With back to school just around the corner (okay, five weeks away) I'm starting to think about planning some easy meals that are quick and delicious for our busy weeknights. It doesn't get any easier than throwing everything into one skillet for an easy one … [Read more...]

Lemon Chicken & Broccoli Rice

Lemon Chicken and Broccoli Rice

This post brought to you by American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable. All opinions are 100% mine. One pot meals are definitely my go-to for dinner in our house. They are delicious, easy to prepare and require minimal clean up. This Lemon Chicken & Broccoli Rice that I recently created, definitely fulfills all of those requirements! Like most families, our family is busy. Oddly it feels like since quitting my full time … [Read more...]

One Pan Pineapple Chicken and Rice

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It's Sunday, and that means another delicious One Pan Meal! Today I'm sharing a tropical twist on boring traditional chicken and rice in this One Pan Pineapple Chicken and Rice.   Like all of my one pan meals, this chicken and rice dish is super easy and quick to prepare and serve - under 30 minutes from stove to table. It uses sweet, canned pineapple plus the juice, but fresh pineapple and juice could easily be substituted. Let's get … [Read more...]

One Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese

One Pan Taco Mac and Cheese

This One Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect blend of spices and cheesy pasta goodness. It's one dish that your whole family is sure to love!   One pan meals are perfect for busy families. They cook up usually in under 30 minutes and use just one pan for easy clean-up. Be sure to check out all of my one pan meals. When this meal was coming together, I wasn't sure what my family was going to think. But let me tell you, my daughter … [Read more...]

One Pan Philly Cheesesteak Pasta

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I'm super excited to share this One Pan Philly Cheesesteak Pasta with you today. It was a recipe that I thought up late one night and to be honest I wasn't really sure it work out as well as it did. But oh my goodness was it delicious! It's the perfect one pan meal that the whole family will love! This delicious pasta cooks in one pan and from start to finish, takes less than thirty minutes, and uses minimal dishes for an easy cleanup. To make the … [Read more...]

Smoked Sausage & Rice Skillet with Sweet Peppers

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One Pan Meals are quick and easy, and this One Pan Smoked Sausage and Rice Skillet is at the top of my list of favorites! It's hot today. Like mid-nineties hot. It's windy too. Living in Southern California we are somewhat used to Santa Ana winds, as we call them, but when you have those high winds combined with the awful heat, it's pretty much unbearable to be outside. Which of course makes it a good to cook something yummy. Since I'm not planning … [Read more...]

One Pan Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes

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Looking for a new family favorite that's rich in flavor, and is ready in under 20 minutes? Then this One Pan  Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes is perfect for you! I love one pan dishes because everything cooks up in one pan, so there's very little clean up required. Our family doesn't spend enough time together as it is, so anything that helps me get out of the kitchen quicker after dinner, is a real plus in my book! Like most of my one … [Read more...]

Easy One Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

One Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is an American classic, and this one pan version of the traditional meal is sure to knock their socks off! Years ago, I dated a guy who made THE BEST leftover spaghetti. Instead of heating it up in the microwave, he would toss it all in a skillet with a bunch of grated Parmesan and cook it all up over high heat. It was a quick way to heat it up but there was just something about that method of pan frying the pasta IN the … [Read more...]

One Pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta

One Pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta

This one pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta is based on a favorite recipe of mine that my cousin makes. It's her specialty and the one I always would ask for it any time I would go to visit. While hers is a traditional enchilada casserole, my version is made with Rotini pasta. It's rich and creamy, with just enough spicy to make it interesting! Like all of my one pot meals, this pasta is a quick and easy option for busy weeknights, and it makes … [Read more...]

One Pot Meals: Mexican Chicken and Rice

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I'm so excited today to be participating in a Surprise Virtual Baby Shower for Katie's Cucina!!! There are a ton of bloggers sharing their favorite simple, family friendly recipes, and a few easy crafts too! My favorite dishes to make when I need something quick and easy are one pot meals, and this delicious one pot Mexican Chicken and Rice tops the list. Mexican food is a staple in my home and something that I cook at least once a week if not more. My … [Read more...]