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Kielbasa & Corn Chowder

Kielbasa & Corn Chowder

A hearty, slightly sweet chowder with the delicious bite of kielbasa. Canned corn means this is a fairly quick soup that will come together in under an hour.

Ted Lasso’s Secret Shortbread

Ted Lasso’s Secret Shortbread

Next time you’re coaching a sport you know very little about and need to win over your boss, these “biscuits” will do just the trick.

Good Ol’ Sloppy Joes

Good Ol’ Sloppy Joes

Few things are more satisfying than delicious comfort food like Sloppy Joes. This recipe uses jarred roasted peppers, but you can substitute fresh if you like.

Tilapia with Peach Salsa

Tilapia with Peach Salsa

A quick, light dish that’s bursting with flavor. You can serve the peach salsa warm or cool, and you can even use frozen peach slices.

Napa Cabbage and Cucumber Salad

Napa Cabbage and Cucumber Salad

A light, simple, refreshing salad that’s a perfect alternative to a heavier cole slaw. The crunch and tang pairs well with everything from barbecue to Asian-inspried rice dishes.

Sweet Potato & Sausage Skillet with Salsa

Sweet Potato & Sausage Skillet with Salsa

It sounds like an odd combination, but this is a hearty, delicious meal that goes well with rice, beans, chips, or avocado.

Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti

Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti

Pretty much a buttery, garlicky take on traditional “shrimp scampi,” this decadent pasta dish comes together quickly and can be doctored up in a bunch of different, yummy ways!

Kale and Ricotta Frittata with Sausage

Kale and Ricotta Frittata with Sausage

Halfway between a frittata and a quiche, this yummy combination of earthy kale, creamy ricotta, and hearty sausage is a filling meal – for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Pasta with Sardines

Pasta with Sardines

The perfect recipe to throw together quickly using some leftover pasta, this savory, cheesy dish is delicious and filling.

Lemon Dill Alfredo Shells

Lemon Dill Alfredo Shells

A creamy, rich, and flavorful take on the usual heavy alfredo, brightened by both dill and (lots of) lemon. Shells do a great job capturing the sauce but feel free to use any shape.