Archive for the ‘Pasta, Bean, & Rice Recipes’ Category


Gnocchi And Prosciutto In a Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Gnocchi And Prosciutto In a Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Gnocchi is an Italian potato dumpling, made with mashed potatoes, eggs, and flour. You may be able to find it at the grocery store in the pasta section. In some parts of Italy, it is served in lieu of pasta. Serves 2-4, depending on appetite. Ingredients: 1/4 […]

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Garbanzo Bean Salad

Simple Garbanzo Bean Salad Ingredients: 2 15oz. cans of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed ¼ of a sweet Walla Walla onion 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped ½ of a medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 5oz can of tuna, drained ½ cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp lemon juice ¼ tsp garlic powder Directions: In […]

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Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf Ingredients for Quinoa Pilaf: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small sweet onion, diced 2 ribs celery,  diced 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 1 garlic clove, minced or grated 1/4 tsp oregano 6 cups cooked quinoa salt and pepper to taste 1 cup chopped […]

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Chicken Jambalaya

Ingredients 4 Tbs butter or margarine 1 cup each finely chopped onions, red and/or green bell peppers, and celery 1 Tbs finely chopped garlic 2 whole bay leaves Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste 1/2 tsp hot sauce, or to taste 1/2 lb tasso or other smoked […]

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

Ingredients 1 lb. spaghetti 1 clove garlic 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 oz. pancetta 2 eggs 3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese. Directions Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil in a small frying pan. Smash the clove of garlic with the side of a chefs […]

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Italian Bean Salad

Ingredients 2 15oz. Cans of beans 1/4 cup pepperoni, diced 1/4 cup italian salami, diced 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced 1 med. or large tomato, diced 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp mustard 1/2 tsp dried oregano Directions Drain and rinse the beans. In a […]

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Pasta Primavera

Ingredients 1/2 c. heavy cream 3 Tbsp butter or margarine 1 small yellow squash, cut into matchstick strips, 2″ x 1/4″ 1 small zucchini, cut into matchstick strips, 2″ x 1/4″ 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 16 oz. fettucine or spaghetti 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2″ […]

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Ham And Noodles

Ingredients 5 to 6 cups of uncooked wide egg noodles 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 cup whipping cream 1 1/2 cups diced fully cooked ham 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup sliced green onions 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions Cook the noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt the butter in […]

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Beef And Macaroni

Ingredients 3 pounds ground beef 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves minced garlic or 2 tsp. garlic powder 1 1/2 cups ketchup 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup water 4 tablespoons brown sugar 4 tablespoons prepared mustard 4 tablespoons vinegar 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 3 teaspoons chili powder 3 cups cooked elbow macaroni […]

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Baked Ravioli

Ingredients 2 (25 ounce) packages frozen cheese ravioli 1 lb. pork sausage or ground pork 4 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, with juice 4 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 16 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic, […]

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