Main Dishes

Easy 20 Minute Sausage Cajun Pasta

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Dinner in 20 minutes? Yes it’s possible to have a delicious dinner packed with bell peppers and pasta in 20 minutes or less. Like most moms I’m busy in the evenings and I don’t always plan the best. That is one reason why I like this Easy 20 Minute Sausage Cajun Pasta. It has the ingredients that I always have on hand and requires minimal prep work. I can do the chopping, while my son is doing his reading, at the counter in the kitchen. In the time it takes him to do his reading, I can ha

12 oz of Rotini Pasta
2 Tbsp olive oil
½ sliced onion
2 Tbsp minced garlic
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 orange bell pepper. cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 package Cajun Sausage (13 oz) cut into ½ in rounds 1 package of smoked sausage (13oz) cut into ½ in rounds
Crushed red pepper ( to taste)
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 C shredded Parmesan cheese
Salt and black pepper (to taste)
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until pasta is al dente While pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pan. Add the onion, garlic, peppers, and sausage. Cook...
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Nutritions

Calories
2551

Sodium
11833mg
493% DV

Fat
148g
227% DV

Protein
181g
362% DV

Carbs
125g
42% DV

Fiber
21g
85% DV

This pan-cooked rainbow trout with potatoes and spring garlic makes an amazing family Friday or any day meal. It is packed with nutritious goodness. And these potatoes… mmmm!

2 large rainbow trout fish whole fish (gutted and washed) or fillets
4 large potatoes
5 spring garlic or 5 medium cloves regular garlic
1/2 tsp salt pink Himalayan
1 pinch black pepper
1/4 lemon juice or cider vinegar
4 tbsp fresh herbs I used the spring garlic leaves but parsley and chives will work great too
2-3 tbsp cider vinegar optional to drizzle over when serving
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1. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into the desired shape. I fancied slices this time. Chunky chips or wedges will be as good.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place some herbs and a little...
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Nutritions

Calories
65

Sodium
64mg
2% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
8g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Air Fryer Calzone

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Air Fryer Calzone. How to transform your leftovers to make the most delicious air fryer calzone that you have ever tried. Similar to hand pies these loaded calzones are ideal for a fridge clear out, a planned leftover meal, or just something comforting to eat for a Friday supper.

Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and smothered with a rich, chocolate fudge frosting. The old-fashioned dessert is a crowd-pleasing treat for birthdays, potlucks, or just about any other special occasion!

For the Cake::
0.5 c salted butter
0.5 c shortening
1 c water
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c granulated sugar
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 t vanilla extract
For the Icing::
1/2 c salted butter
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
6 T whole milk
16 oz confectioners sugar
1 t vanilla extract
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FOR THE CAKE