Brown Butter Pasta

This pasta dish screams fall and comfort. It is nutty, buttery, and so rich. Browning the butter brings out such a deep flavor with a hint of nuttiness to it – once you start browning butter, you may never go back! I love adding blistered tomatoes with this to add some freshness and lightness toContinue reading “Brown Butter Pasta”

Chicken Marsala Pasta

This is a twist on the classic chicken marsala but is way more delicious in my opinion. It took me a few attempts to get this recipe just right – they first I used spaghetti noodles and it just didn’t work well – the noodles almost soaked up all of the creamy, mushroomy sauce. InitiallyContinue reading “Chicken Marsala Pasta”

Creamy Cajun Pasta

Pasta – no matter what you do with it, no matter what sauce you put on it, it is always delicious, but this creamy cajun pasta is an absolute show stopper. It is vibrant and has a little kick of heat with a subtle smokiness. I topped this pasta with some blackened shrimp, but isContinue reading “Creamy Cajun Pasta”

Lemon Ricotta Rigatoni

Light, creamy, refreshing. This dish is wonderful when you want a pasta that will leave you satisfied but not too heavy. Yes there is a ton of cream and cheese in it, but the lemon and arugula act as a source of acid to brighten the dish up – really complementing each other. You couldContinue reading “Lemon Ricotta Rigatoni”

Italian Sausage Rigatoni

Okay, so I tricked y’all a bit in the title – this recipe is actually made with ground turkey instead of sausage BUT I season it in a way that makes it taste exactly like Italian sausage, just without all the fat and calories. This is the perfect recipe when you want something comforting butContinue reading “Italian Sausage Rigatoni”

Linguine and Turkey Meatballs

Pasta and meatballs is a true classic and the ultimate comfort food. I love a large pot of pasta with warm sauce and homemade meatballs, especially in the colder months when I crave heartier foods. In this recipe, I have swapped our ground beef for ground turkey to make the meal a bit lighter andContinue reading “Linguine and Turkey Meatballs”

Butternut Squash Pasta

Nothing says fall more than squash, especially butternut squash. Butternut squash is slightly sweet and can be used in a number of dishes from sweet to savory. I am sure you are familiar with probably the most popular butternut squash dish – butternut squash soup, but these dish takes the humble squash to a wholeContinue reading “Butternut Squash Pasta”

Flank Steak Ragu

As the weather cools off, I want heartier food that warms my soul. This ragu is no exception. Full of tender chunks of steak seasoned to perfection. It is great over pasta, polenta or all by itself! Top it with some freshly grated parmesan or a spoonful of ricotta for an extra something special. ThisContinue reading “Flank Steak Ragu”

Avocado Basil Pasta

Everyone loves pasta, let’s be honest. It is the ultimate comfort food and there are so many shapes, flavors, sauces and combinations you can do with it. Seriously the options are endless. It is perfect for any diet, they even make gluten free pasta and pastas made from vegetables. Pasta is also great both coldContinue reading “Avocado Basil Pasta”