“When I make pasta, I replace the spaghetti sauce with mild salsa. I made cheese manicotti covered with salsa for a friend’s housewarming party and received compliments,” writes Margharita Fransis of Utica, Michigan.
Served with a green salad and garlic bread, this is the easiest dinner I prepare for my family. They love the four-ingredient main dish and think I worked on it for hours. They don't even miss the meat! —Lisa Blackwell
Henderson, North Carolina
This colorful entree from Helen Phillips of Horseheads, New York has a lot going for it. It has afresh-from-the-garden taste, it's filling, but not overly high in calories and you can make it ahead of time. Good enough for company, too.k