Pasta and Entrees

In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium-low heat, breaking it up as it cooks. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until the onion is translucent. Stir in the tomato sauce and basil, bring to a simmer and remove from stove. In a medium mixing bowl, blend together the ricotta, egg, ½ cup...
Directions:Preheat oven to 375°.Bring the broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in bulgur.  Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 30 minutes.  Cut poblanos in half and remove stems and seeds.Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add oil to pan;...
Directions: *This recipe can be prepared ahead and frozen, then baked when needed.* Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 12-inch pizza pan or 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. Do not choose a pizza pan with holes designed for a crisp crust. In a small skillet, brown meat with minced garlic; drain....
Directions: Preheat oven to 375°. Place tomato, onion, pepper and garlic on baking sheet, sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper.  Drizzle with olive oil and mix.  Roast, uncovered, about 45 minutes until tender and beginning to brown. Place roasted vegetable mixture and fresh basil in...
Directions: Soak cracked wheat in boiling water; set aside. In a blender, puree tomatoes and mint leaves; set aside. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat. Add cinnamon stick, bay leaves, onion and garlic; sauté until onion is clear. Add chicken, ginger, black pepper, cayenne pepper...
Directions: *Puree squash: combine the roasted meat of one butternut (or similar) squash with 2 cups chicken broth and puree in a blender. (May have extra pureed squash which can be frozen for another time). ** To make caramelized onions: 1 large onion, sliced into rings 3 tablespoons butter 3...
Directions: Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly coat a 9 x 1-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In a large skillet, brown ground beef and drain well. Stir in beans, seasoning mix and water and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour tomato sauce into a pie pan. Coat both sides of...
Directions:Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.Cover a sheet pan with parchment paper. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the sheet of puffpastry to a 14-inch square. Lay it on the parchment paper.In a medium bowl, blend together the mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses.Brush the center square of...
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat the inside of a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat. Drain. Stir in the wheat berries, black beans, corn, enchilada sauce and cilantro. Spread ½ cup of this mixture across the bottom of...
Directions: Place the wheat berries, water and salt in a saucepan and simmer for 60 to 90 minutes until tender when you bite down on them.  Drain well and allow to cool. In a large bowl, toss together with the remaining ingredients.  Serve chilled. Yields: 4 to 6 servings Serving Size: 1...