"For a delicious meal in minutes, try this colorful combination," suggests Audrey Thibodeau of Mesa, Arizona. "I put water on to boil while I do some of the prep work, then cook the pasta while I stir-fry the shrimp and veggies. This entree is terrific with garlic bread."
My husband and I enjoy lasagna, seafood and Mexican fare. One evening, I combined all three into this deliciously different entree. It certainly is a tempting, memorable change of pace from traditional Italian-style lasagnas.
-Sharon Sawicki, Carol Stream, Illinois
This is a simple, elegant dish using fresh basil. Our university women's gourmet group raved about it, and due to its simplicity, it has become my favorite entertaining dish.—Laura Hamilton, Belleville, Ontario
"This snappy crab sauce is so delicious over steamed rice that your guests will never guess it's good for them," remarks Emily Chaney of Penobscot, Maine. "Complete the meal with green beans, a tossed salad and fruit for dessert," she recommends.
Shrimp and crab plus a flavorful sauce make these enchiladas outstanding.
I made them for an annual fundraiser, and now they’re always in demand. Spice up the recipe to your taste by adding more green chilies and salsa. —Evelyn Gebhardt, Kasilof, Alaska
I invented this casserole when I needed to serve 30 co-workers for a holiday party. I knew it was a hit when people asked for the recipe. Now I make it frequently for guests because it tastes special, yet it's fast to fix.—Jane Rhodes, Silverdale, Washington
Garlic is paired with sunny citrus in this special shrimp and linguine combination. "This is one of my husband's favorites," shares Diane Jackson of Las Vegas, Nevada. "And it's pretty enough for company," she adds.
My dad's Cajun concoctions inspired me to experiment in the kitchen. He was so proud when he saw the smiles on our faces as we gobbled up his meals. I feel the same sense of pride when I cook and watch my family enjoy the meal I prepare for them.
"A friend gave me the recipe for this tasty time-saving dish that takes advantage of cooked shrimp," relates Donna Souders of Hagerstown, Maryland. "It's a quick company meal when served over rice with a tossed salad and dessert."