Main Dishes

Handmade Pasta

Making your own noodles is insanely easy! Really! There is no need to be intimidated and you will be so happy with the outcome that you'll never buy the dried stuff ever again...trust me. I make a ball of dough, divide it into quarters. Keeps in the fridge for over a week. Whenever I want fresh pasta, I just roll some out, drop it in some boiling water and that's it! Pasta for two! I can roll it out, cook it and toss it with sauce in the same amount of time as it takes the dried stuff.

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2 cups of any flour you have on hand
3 large eggs
1 tsp salt
Dump the flour on your counter, make a well in the centre, crack your eggs and season. Using a fork, start to slowly incorporate the flour picking up more and more from the sides as you go. Once a dough...
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Nutritions

Calories
7

Sodium
416mg
17% DV

Fat
0.45g
0% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
0.1g
0% DV

Fiber
0.1g
0% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV