Tender chicken breasts are browned to a golden color, then served over a rice blend. A tangy sauce complements this main dish perfectly. Add spinach salad with bacon dressing and cookies, and you have a meal.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
Meaty mushrooms and a kickin’ hot cheese sauce take this simple pasta toss from drab to fab! My family loves the fact that it tastes like a restaurant dish but is made at home. — Veronica Callaghan, Glastonbury, Connecticut
We often have our favorite pasta when company comes over, and I’ve shared this Italian sausage recipe several times. Now many of my friends make it for their families, too. —Janelle Moore, Auburn, Washington
Here’s one of those no-fuss gnocchi recipes you can toss together and cook in one skillet. Ideal for a busy weeknight, it’s also good with crumbled Italian chicken sausage if you need to please meat lovers. —Julianne Meyers, Hinesville, Georgia
Cubes of chicken and chunks of smoked turkey kielbasa, plus plenty of herbs and veggies, make this a hearty stir-fry. I sometimes top off servings with shredded mozzarella cheese and minced basil and parsley.
—Sharon Clemens of Groveland, Illinois