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Zucchini-Mushroom Pasta

If you’re growing zucchini in your garden this summer (or if you have friends who share their garden bounty), here’s a delicious pasta recipe you can use it in! This recipe, in addition to zucchini, has mushrooms, green onions, and cherry tomatoes, all sauteed in minced garlic, butter, and olive oil. It’s also flavored with some fresh chopped basil and Provolone and Parmesan cheese—lots of great savory flavor!

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Very Cheesy Veggie Pasta

On chilly days like today, a nice hot pasta dish makes a great meal! And since this Very Cheesy Veggie Pasta is particularly cheesy, I would even say it qualifies as comfort food! 🙂 And the bonus in this dish is that there are some veggies in it too! Win win win! 🙂

This pasta dish was kind of an experiment. I had some extra rotini pasta and wanted to make a casserole with it…something cheesy, but with some veggies in it, too. I also like crumbly toppings. So I tried combining all of that into this pasta dish. This works great as a main dish or side dish for lunch or dinner. And your kids may actually eat this, since all that cheese somewhat disguises the veggies! 🙂

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Cheesy Taco Spaghetti

When the weather is cold, I crave comfort food. Something that warms me up and usually has cheese in it! Like this Cheesy Taco Spaghetti. It has a great Tex-Mex flavor and it’s so easy to make—it’s made in one pot so there’s minimal clean up. Easy to make, Continue reading

Creamy Lemon-Basil Pasta

I grew some basil in a pot this summer so I could make pesto, and it’s still doing well even though the weather has cooled some. I love having pesto spread on a slice of good sourdough bread, but pesto mixed with pasta (instead of tomato sauce) also makes a good dish. I wanted to try making a creamier basil sauce, and because I Continue reading

Italian-Style Veggie Pasta Salad

If you are a fan of cherry tomatoes, you’ll like this pasta salad, because it has alot of them! Some of my friends share cherry tomatoes from their gardens, so I had quite a few. I wanted to use some in a recipe and I thought a pasta salad sounded good. I also Continue reading