Cannellini Hummus Sauce with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 in Main Dishes & Pasta, One-dish Meals, Pasta, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Cannellini Hummus Sauce with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

The creamy cannellini hummus is full of flavor from the sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan and garlic. Serve it over pasta for a quick and easy meal. What a great way to combine carbs (legumes and whole grains) for a complete protein that's delicious and satisfying!

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Roasted Eggplant with Lentils and Bulgur Recipe

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 in Main Dishes & Pasta, One-dish Meals, Vegetarian | 1 comment

Roasted Eggplant with Lentils and Bulgur Recipe

This versatile dish can be served as a main course or as a side. It's earthy and healthy! Stuff the eggplant skins with the stuffing for impressive single servings.

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Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in Main Dishes & Pasta, One-dish Meals, Soups & Stews | 0 comments

Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe

This is comfort food at its best. Polenta is very popular in the mountainous regions of northern Italy. As with pasta, there are about 101 ways to serve it.

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Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Main Dishes & Pasta, One-dish Meals, Pasta | 1 comment

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

This is not your typical lasagna, but it's delicious and light. The creamy, cheesy white sauce (Bechamel) pairs well with the spinach and mushrooms. I made this for the first course for our daughter's wedding reception dinner. Love the convenience of making it ahead and freezing it!

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Gateau (Potato Cake) Recipe

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 in Main Dishes & Pasta, One-dish Meals | 0 comments

Gateau (Potato Cake) Recipe

This luscious potato cake is smooth and creamy--with a layer of cheese and deli meats sandwiched in the middle. Popular in the Naples (Campagnia) area of Italy, this is Italian comfort food at it's best!

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Risotto Recipe

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 in One-dish Meals, Seafood, Sides, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Risotto Recipe

Risotto is a creamy rice dish with about 101 variations. Many Italians enjoy it as a primo (first course) but it can easily be served as a main dish. The creamy texture comes from the right type of rice, a lot of stirring and the addition of lots of yummy Parmesan.

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