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One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

10 reviews

When the weather's too chilly to grill, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or not, it tastes just like a bacon cheeseburger, and it's much easier for my young children to enjoy. —Carly Terrell, Granbury Texas

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White Cheddar Mac & Cheese

11 reviews

My mac and cheese is simple and has lots of flavor from the cheeses and ground chipotle chile. I use...


Macaroni and Cheese Soup

7 reviews

I have worked in the food service industry for too many years to count and have made this one-of-a-kind soup...


Spicy Sausage Soup with Tortellini

14 reviews

This soup is such a family treasure, both my daughters asked for the recipe when they moved out on their...


Veggie Thai Curry Soup

4 reviews

My go-to Thai restaurant inspired this curry soup. Shiitake mushrooms are my favorite, but any fresh mushroom will work. Fresh...

Chicken Cordon Bleu Stroganoff

8 reviews

I enjoy beef Stroganoff but wanted a version with chicken. For a French twist, I added ham, Swiss and Dijon....


Bow Ties with Sausage & Asparagus

4 reviews

We love asparagus, so I look for ways to go green. This pasta dish comes together fast on hectic nights...

Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

24 reviews

While sailing in the Mediterranean, we tasted a lemony artichoke pasta. I developed my own version of it that our...


Sausage Pasta with Vegetables

5 reviews

I made this for our pastor one night. He loved it so much we nicknamed it “Jason’s Pasta.” It’s a...


Cold-Day Chicken Noodle Soup

13 reviews

When I was sick, my mom would make me this heartwarming chicken noodle soup. It was soothing when I had...


Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup

1 review

With spaghetti sauce, noodles and Italian seasonings, this soup tastes like spaghetti! It's so easy, even our preteen daughter can...

Asian Long Noodle Soup

2 reviews

This flavorful soup is perfect for when you want something warm and filling in a hurry. If you can't find...


Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn

32 reviews

Fresh corn and basil make this dish taste like summer. I think it's a good one for bringing to picnics...


Italian Sausage with Bow Ties

54 reviews

We often have our favorite pasta when company comes over, and I’ve shared this Italian sausage recipe several times. Now...


Mediterranean Chicken Pasta

5 reviews

For special days, I make this cheesy pasta bake loaded with chicken and all sorts of veggies. Want a vegetarian...


Curried Squash & Sausage

2 reviews

This stovetop supper is simple to make, and it charms my whole family of curry lovers. My kids even ask...

Three-Cheese Meatball Mostaccioli

13 reviews

When my husband travels for work, I make a special dinner for my kids to keep their minds off missing...


My Best Spaghetti & Meatballs

1 review

One of my favorite childhood memories is going to the Old Spaghetti Factory with my family and ordering a big...


One-Pot Chilighetti

12 reviews

Grab your stockpot for my meal-in-one chili and spaghetti. I’ve got a large family, and this hearty pasta takes care...


Authentic Pasta Carbonara

15 reviews

I learned on my culinary internship in Tuscany that real Italian cuisine is simpler than you think! This carbonara is...


Southwestern Goulash

57 reviews

I had some extra cilantro in the fridge and didn't want to throw it away. Instead, I came up with...


Winter Squash & Blue Cheese Pasta

1 review

Even though I can throw together this supper in record time, it impresses our guests because it looks so elaborate....


Spaghetti for 100

6 reviews

Spaghetti for 100 comes from Marilyn Monroe of Lansing, Michigan. "A club I belong to used this main dish for...


Chicken Mac & Cheese

2 reviews

In my family, a stick-to-your-ribs supper has protein, pasta and a good cheese like cheddar. This loaded mac works like...

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Garden Minestrone

2 reviews

At Italian restaurants, I always order minestrone. After doing many trial-and-error batches, I developed a hearty veggie soup my whole...


Cheese Ravioli with Veggies

4 reviews

When pasta and veggies are on the menu, my sons get to the table fast. The frozen medley is so...


Beefy Noodle Casserole

1 review

When life calls for a dish for a potluck or family event, we stir up a batch of beef and...


Turkey Pasta Soup

17 reviews

This quick soup has such a great flavor that everyone I've shared it with has added the recipe to her...


Easy Tortellini Spinach Soup

13 reviews

This is the easiest soup you will ever make—believe me! I always keep the ingredients on hand, so if I'm...


One-Pot Saucy Beef Rotini

8 reviews

My husband loves pasta, but I cringe over the messy dishes. Now, on "Spaghetti Day," as he calls it, I...