Author: The Handsome Chef

Summery Chopped Orzo Salad Recipe

Summery Chopped Orzo Salad Recipe Ingredients: 8 ounces orzo pasta, cooked and rinsed with cold water 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced small 1 medium zucchini, diced small 5 radishes, diced small 1 small red onion, diced small 1 large ear of corn, sliced off the cob (use canned if fresh not available) 1 roma tomato, diced small 1/2 red bell pepper, diced small 1 cup small tomato, quartered (depending on size) 1 lb mozzarella cheese, balls (Perlini) fresh basil, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, chopped Dressing 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon Dijon...

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Crock Pot Beef Stew Recipe

Ingredients: 2 lbs stewing beef, cubed 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 bay leaf 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, sliced 4 carrots, sliced 3 potatoes, cubed Directions: Combine flour, salt and pepper. Coat beef with flour mixture. Put beef mixture and all other ingredients in crockpot. Cook 4-6 hours on high or 10-12 hours on low. Time: 5 Hours 20...

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Creamy Shrimp Alfredo

INGREDIENTS 1 package Knorr® Pasta Sides™ – Alfredo 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups baby spinach leaves 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 lb. uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese DIRECTIONS Prepare Knorr® Pasta Sides™ – Alfredo according to package directions, stirring in tomatoes and spinach during the last 5 minutes of cook time. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick deep pan or skillet and cook shrimp, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes. Stir cooked shrimp into hot Pasta. Sprinkle with cheese. TIP: Also delicious with chicken! Substitute 1 lb boneless...

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Chili Mac Casserole

Chili Mac Casserole INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 tsp. chili powder 1 cup salsa 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained 1 package Knorr® Pasta Sides™ – Cheesy Cheddar, prepared according to package directions 1 cup crumbled plain tortilla chips 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese(about 2 oz.) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375°. Brown ground beef, onion and chili powder in 12-inch nonstick deep pan or skillet over medium high heat, stirring until beef is almost done, about 4 minutes. Stir in salsa and beans and cook, stirring occasionally, an additional 10...

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Savory Parmesan Bites

Savory Parmesan Bites Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls Directions 1. Stir together softened cream cheese, 3/4 cup cheese, bell pepper, and parsley. 2. Unroll crescent rolls, and separate each can into 4 rectangles, pressing perforations to seal. Spread 3 tablespoons cream cheese mixture on each rectangle. Roll up, starting at 1 short side, jelly-roll fashion. Cut each roll into 4 equal pieces, using a serrated knife. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle bites...

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