I put a bit of a spin on a typical stir-fry that you'd normally serve over rice. Ramen noodles are quick to sub in for the rice and I find bagged coleslaw mix gives the dish a good crisp-tender bite along with some fresh broccoli. —Barbara Pletzke, Herndon, Virginia
My husband and I really enjoy fresh asparagus. So we were thrilled when I found this recipe for asparagus and juicy pork slices smothered in a snappy ginger sauce. —Kathleen Purvis, Franklin, Tennessee
A colorful combination of vegetables, tender pork strips, flavorful seasonings and crunchy peanuts makes this main dish appealing even to kids. Over rice, it's a fresh-tasting complete meal.
-Laurel Reisinger, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
A frozen pasta-vegetable blend and ramen noodles make Lois McAtee's specialty a cinch to toss together. "This filling meal is so easy to fix that teenagers can make it themselves," she writes from Oceanside, California.
This was a spur-of-the-moment experiment when we wanted something nice and filling, but also easy. I had steak, peppers and onion on hand, and this is what my mind created. We make it often. For something different, try it in tortillas for fajitas. —Rochelle M. Dickson, Potwin, Kansas
"This dish has been a favorite of ours for several years," writes Dawn Behrens of Waipahu, Hawaii. "We really like the spicy-sweet Thai flavors. Cooking is my passion-I always enjoy trying new recipes."
Sausage shows up on the table often at Melanie Jones' place. "I make this simple stir-fried supper about every other week," she pens from Springfield, Illinois. Soy sauce and garlic powder add flavor to each bite of turkey bratwurst.
Donna Thomason knows how to bring a little pizzazz to her El Pas, Texas table—she stirs up a batch of these zippy shrimp. Use as much or as little cayenne pepper as you like, depending on your family's tastes. "This is nice served alongside rice pilaf," she suggests.