Easy Lasagna Cups

The crunchy, delectable borders of a lasagna are what these simple lasagna cups taste like. They’re a fantastic two-bite lasagna appetizer, made with inside-out pasta shells filled with cheese and meat sauce. Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 (24 ounce) jar prepared marinara sauce 4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 … Read more

Creamy Corn Pasta

Try this scrumptious creamy corn pasta if you’re seeking for a comfort food. Delicious as a side dish to bring to a cookout or topped with chicken or shellfish for a main course. Ingredients 12 ounces dry shell or orecchiette pasta 4 tablespoons salted butter, divided 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups fresh, frozen, or canned corn kernels, divided 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan … Read more

Marry Me Chicken Tortellini

With this recipe, creamy “marry me chicken” just received our favorite update to date. Marry Me Chicken, a straightforward dish of sautéed chicken with a pan sauce of creamy sun-dried tomatoes, is the origin of it all. Serve it to anyone and they will want to marry you. Because we think it’s so fantastic, we … Read more

Chicken and Orzo Bake

A great one-pot meal for weeknights is this chicken and orzo bake. The cheesy orzo gets a boost of flavor and color from the sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. Ingredients 6 skinless boneless chicken thighs (1 1/2 pounds) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound dry orzo 3 cups chicken broth 1 (5 ounce) … Read more

Spring Orzo Risotto

It’s clear that I did not have arborio rice, despite my assumption. With the aid of spring vegetables like asparagus and peas, orzo pasta forms a delicious risotto. Add some freshly grated Grana Padano cheese and chopped parsley as garnish for serving. Ingredients 2 ½ cups vegetarian chicken-flavored broth 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil … Read more

Authentic Bangladeshi Beef Curry

It’s ideal to enjoy this spicy beef curry with pita bread or naan in addition to plain basmati rice. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 5 green chile peppers, finely sliced 1 teaspoon ginger paste 3 whole cardamom seeds 2 whole cloves 1 ½ (2 inch) cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup water 2 pounds boneless beef … Read more

Shish Tawook Grilled Chicken

In any Middle Eastern restaurant, you may get delicious grilled chicken skewers called shish tawook. They taste just as good—if not better—if you prepare them yourself. It’s really easy! The yogurt helps to tenderize the meat, so resist the urge to replace it with sour cream. Ingredients ¾ cup plain yogurt ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, minced … Read more

Chicken Biryani

Traditionally given only on rare occasions like weddings, celebrations, or festivals like Ramadan, chicken biryani is a delectable rice dish from Pakistan-India. Although preparing it takes some time, the effort is well worth it. Basmati is the best type of rice to use for biryani. Ingredients 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 4 small potatoes, peeled and halved 2 large onions, finely … Read more

Persian Rice

The winner is this rice from Persia. I think I’ve shared a couple of tried-and-true techniques for making the ideal rice, but this recipe comes in way, way above the rest. This method’s simplicity lies in the fact that it doesn’t depend on precise timings or measurements. Some of you will feel really uneasy about … Read more

Beef Samosas

These spicy, flavorful beef samosas are delicious. This dish came from a Bangladeshi acquaintance of mine. Better simply cannot be purchased in stores! Ingredients 2 large potatoes, peeled 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 1 bay leaf, crushed 1 pound ground beef 2 large onions, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric … Read more