Hearty Homestyle Lasagna

I was craving Lasagna, but I made way too much of it. I can finally make my Leftover Lasagna Stuffed Peppers again! And word of the wise, kids love lasagna and sneaking veggies into the sauce is so easy! Hearty Homestyle Lasagna Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 2 hours 1 pound lean Ground Beef 1 poundContinue reading “Hearty Homestyle Lasagna”

Bolognese Baked Ziti

Dinner tonight was Baked Ziti using the marinara I made the other day and I ate entirely too much of it. 😬 I know traditional baked ziti doesn’t usually have meat or veggies in it, but what can I say, I’m a meat eater! 🤣 Bolognese Baked Ziti Servings: 7 Cooking Time: 30 Minutes •Continue reading “Bolognese Baked Ziti”

Quick Meatless Lasagna

I almost always put Italian sausage and ground beef in my lasagna. Alas, I didn’t have any on hand. Apparently I was also out of mozzarella. 🤣 Cheddar Jack it is! It was pretty stinking good! Quick Meatless Lasagna 4 cups Marinara Sauce 2 1/2 cups Ricotta 2 extra large Eggs 1/2 cup Parmesan 1Continue reading “Quick Meatless Lasagna”

Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers

Went a little mad scientist on my leftovers! 🤣 My local store had some Anaheim Peppers that they’d marked down and my leftover Goulash popped into my mind. Thought it needed something creamy and remembered that I had leftover homemade ricotta! Add some bacon to the mix. Oh yeah! My apartment smells so good rightContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers”

Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera

Another one pot meal! Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera! So many delicious herbs and vegetables. My friend’s rave about this dish and even their kids will eat it. It is my favorite way of using up the excess summer squash and tomatoes that grown in my garden, especially if you make the marinara from scratch. YouContinue reading “Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera”

InstaPot Ricotta

Homemade Ricotta Cheese is so simple with an InstaPot! And even the stovetop version is so much easier than you’d think. And it cheaper, more flavorful and so much fun to make! You can also add in herbs, spices and seasonings to amp up the flavor! Pesto is a favorite of mine, for sure! InstaPotContinue reading “InstaPot Ricotta”

Vodka Sauce Stuffed Shells

It doesn’t look like much, but daaang! I’m so glad I took the time to simmer the sauce! I grew up with frozen microwaved Costco Stuffed Shells and these are leagues better! I really wanted to upgrade a childhood favorite and make it fresh. Using homemade Ricotta ups the flavor and creaminess of the wholeContinue reading “Vodka Sauce Stuffed Shells”