Creamy Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi

Creamy Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi with Pistachio Pesto

Sharing this creamy lemon ricotta gnocchi today to start the week off on the most delicious note. Soft, pillowy ricotta gnocchi tossed in a silky-smooth lemon mascarpone sauce and topped with a vibrant pistachio pesto. It’s a really special, indulgent dish that is actually quite simple to pull together. Serve it with a protein and salad alongside for a complete summer meal! Continue reading “Creamy Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi with Pistachio Pesto”

Charred Eggplant Pasta

Charred Eggplant Pasta with Tomatoes & Goat Cheese

This unique charred eggplant pasta is smoky, slightly sweet, and has a subtle kick of heat. Fun ingredients like raisins and pecans add an interesting twist with lots of texture, while crumbled goat cheese adds a tangy richness as it melts into the saucy orecchiette. If you’re looking to try something new for your next summer dinner, this is it! Continue reading “Charred Eggplant Pasta with Tomatoes & Goat Cheese”

Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

An easy weeknight grilled chicken pasta salad to make these busy summer days a little bit better! It’s healthy, hearty, and full of classic flavors. We’ve got grilled red peppers & green onions, a zesty balsamic vinaigrette with lots of garlic and herbs, and plenty of parmesan cheese over top. You can serve it warm or cold, and it works great for leftovers…making it the perfect recipe to cook up and enjoy all week long! Continue reading “Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette”

Tomato Confit Spaghetti. A really simple summer pasta recipe that highlights sweet tomatoes in a rich & savory way. Topped with lots of parmesan and basil!

Tomato Confit Spaghetti

My quintessential summer recipe: tomato confit spaghetti! Sweet cherry tomatoes slowly cooked in olive oil with shallots, garlic, and black pepper until soft and caramelized. Tossed with spaghetti and topped with parmesan cheese and basil, it doesn’t get simpler or more delicious than this! Continue reading “Tomato Confit Spaghetti”

Green Olive Linguine

Green Olive Linguine with Broccolini & Breadcrumbs

Sharing a bright green olive linguine today that is full of simple ingredients and so very delicious. It’s a light pasta dish that has loads of flavor from charred broccolini, briny olives, zippy lemon, scallions & garlic, fresh chives, and crispy whole grain breadcrumbs. It all comes together in just about 30 minutes and makes for a great weeknight pasta, but doubles as a simple dinner party menu item as well! Continue reading “Green Olive Linguine with Broccolini & Breadcrumbs”

Caramelized Fennel Paccheri

Caramelized Fennel Paccheri with Sausage & Pistachios

A big bowl of caramelized fennel paccheri! Large, tube-shaped pasta tossed in a white wine butter sauce with italian sausage, onions & fennel, lots of garlic, wilted spinach, grated pecorino cheese, fresh herbs, and buttery pistachios over top! Easy enough to whip up on a weeknight, yet special enough to make for a dinner party…just add a big salad alongside! Continue reading “Caramelized Fennel Paccheri with Sausage & Pistachios”

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Creamy lemon ricotta pasta to add a little bit of brightness to the week! It’s the simplest pasta to keep in your back pocket when you need a quick side dish for a weeknight meal, but it’s special enough to make for a dinner party as well. Bursting with lemon flavor, nutty parmesan cheese, and black pepper. So delicious, and so very easy to make. Continue reading “Lemon Ricotta Pasta”

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta with Burrata & Herbs

The simplest creamy red pepper pasta flavored with caramelized shallots, garlic, lots of woodsy herbs, balsamic vinegar, and parmesan cheese. Topped with burrata for a fresh, extra creamy finish. This pasta is so delicious and just the thing to put on your Christmas menus! Continue reading “Creamy Red Pepper Pasta with Burrata & Herbs”

Herbed Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Herbed Stovetop Mac and Cheese

The easiest upgraded herbed stovetop mac and cheese. Full of rich flavor from caramelized shallots, garlic, and hearty winter herbs. Plus of course lots of white cheddar and parmesan cheese. It comes together in just 20 minutes and could not be dreamier. Perfect as a holiday side dish or a simple weeknight meal! Continue reading “Herbed Stovetop Mac and Cheese”

Cheesy Baked Rigatoni

Cheesy Baked Rigatoni with Italian Sausage

Cheesy baked rigatoni with italian sausage, burst cherry tomatoes, spinach, garlicky marinara sauce, and LOTS of mozzarella. It’s baked until golden & bubbling, then topped with fresh herbs and parmesan. One of my favorite easy dinners for any night of the week, and it has lots of family history to it! Excited to be sharing it with all of you so you can have a little nostalgic, italian comfort food right in your own homes.

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