“This recipe came from a friend who’s a wonderful cook,“ shares Carla Specht in Annawan, Illinois. No-cook noodles make it a breeze to put this rich and cheesy, comforting main dish on your table in no time flat.
“Not only is it easy to use my slow cooker, but the results are fabulous,” notes Bonnie Marlow of Ottoville, Ohio. “Meat cooked this way is always so tender and juicy. These pork chops in a thick tomato sauce turn out great.”
“Everyone raves when I serve this. It’s like something you’d find at a fine Italian restaurant, but can quickly cook at home instead. It’s great with salad and bread.” Michele Nadeau - Monroe, Michigan
My father, who had worked on the railroad, use to make this dish for special family occasions. After he passed away, our family discovered that no one else had this recipe! Then one of my school friends mentioned Pasa de Shuto and shared her recipe with me. I experimented with it until it tasted just the way my father made it.
“When I first made this,” writes Linda O'Brian of Girard Pennsylvania, “my husband was surprised it was a light recipe. We enjoy it often.” She adds, “Sometimes I add feta cheese; a small amount can really change the flavor.”
My husband had a poor perception of healthy food until he tried this beefy casserole. The combination of pasta, oregano, mushrooms and green peppers make it a favorite in our house. —Theresa Smith of Sheboygan, Wisconsin
This was my mother-in-law's recipe and as a bride, my first adventure into serious cooking. I enjoy spending the time making it, knowing I'll have enough for several meals.
Kat Sadi of San Luis Obispo, California sent the recipe for this tasty meal-in-one supper with chicken and vegetables seasoned with herbs. “The best thing about this dish is that you have only one pot to clean,” she confirms.
Here’s a creamy and delicious, vegetarian main dish from Debbie Herbert in Seymour, Indiana. It’s easy to assemble and looks like you really fussed. Serve with a leafy salad, crusty garlic bread and thirst-quenching iced tea.