Noodles & Pasta

Sauce Rosee

Restaurants BEWARE this sauce can top you! Try it with tortellini pasta and shrimp and top with a Caesar salad, if desired. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon dried basil ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried parsley ¼ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons minced onion 2 tablespoons

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Creamy Tortellini Salad with Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Dressing

When I moved to Oklahoma, I discovered a pizza called “chicken bacon ranch” and this pasta salad is a nod to the flavors in the pizza. If desired, marinate chicken in ranch dressing, and grill chicken to bump up the flavor. Ingredients: 1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini ¼ cup ranch dressing 1 tablespoon

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Stir-Fry Ramen

This is a great way to couple vegetables that must be used with ramen noodles. A quick and easy after-work meal bursting with flavor. Ingredients: ½ cup hoisin sauce ½ cup water 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon white sugar ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes kosher salt and freshly ground black

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Mostaccioli (or penne) pasta is tossed in my own spaghetti sauce in this versatile, delicious, and budget-friendly dish. You can make the sauce ahead to save time. My family and I both enjoy this. I hope you do too. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons canola oil ½ cup chopped red onion ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped

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This recipe is so quick and delicious. It’s been in my family for years! I serve it with garlic bread or Mexican cornbread. Ingredients: 1 (12 ounce) package egg noodles 1 pound lean ground beef 1 pinch seasoning salt 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper 1 pinch garlic powder 1 (11 ounce) can Mexican-style corn

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Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella

Known as ‘gnocchi alla sorrentina,’ this classic Italian pasta dish that uses simple ingredients and tastes delicious. Use homemade or store-bought gnocchi. Ingredients: 1 ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ onion, finely chopped 1 ½ (14.5 ounce) cans passata (crushed tomatoes) salt to taste 1 (18 ounce) package potato gnocchi 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 (4

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