Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Main Dish

Main Dish

8 Amazing Chicken Recipes
15 Minute Ground Beef and Bean Tostadas
17 Unique and Delicious Recipes for Butternut Squash
20+ Cheap and Easy Canned Bean Recipes
31 Easy and Delicious Italian Recipes
40 Delicious and Creative Wild Rice Recipes
50 Unique and Delicious Cream Cheese Recipes

Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheese

Bacon, Apple and Avocado Grilled Cheese
Bacon, Avocado and Ham Grilled Cheese
Bacon, Spinach and Mushroom Mac & Cheese
Bacon Cheeseburger Roll
Baked Chicken with Orzo and Peas
Baked Pesto Tuna Gnocchi Casserole 
Baked Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives
Baked Ziti with Homemade Sauce 
Baked Ziti with Parmesan Italian Chicken Sausage
Balsamic Chicken and Gravy with Baby Bellas 
Balsamic Roasted Chicken Thighs
Barbeque Chicken Potato Bake
Beefy Black Bean Enchilada Bake
Beefy Black Bean Taco One Pot Pasta
Beefy Orzo and Vegetable Soup
Beefy Tomato Macaroni Soup
Beer & Brown Sugar Sausage and Sauerkraut
Black Bean Nacho Burgers
Black Bean Tostadas with Cilantro Sour Cream Sauce 
BLT Gazpacho
Broccoli and Sweet Pepper Pasta

Caesar Salmon Sandwich

Cabbage and Noodles
Cabbage Roll Casserole
Cajun Chicken, Shrimp and Rice
Capellini al Fresco 
Caprese Grilled Cheese
Caramelized Baked Chicken Legs 
Cavatappi Pasta with Tomatoes, Pesto and Mozzarella 
Cheesy Fiesta Chicken and Rice Casserole
Cheesy Ham and Green Olive Pizza Dunkers
Cheesy Ham, Bacon and Mushroom Hoagie
Cheesy Mexican Vegetable Chowder 
Cheesy Steak, Tomato, Rice Skillet Dinner
Chicken and Barley Bake
Chicken and Barley Soup
Chicken, Mushroom and Cabbage Soup
Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas
Chicken and Rice Casserole from Scratch (no cream soup!)
Chicken and Tortellini with Tomato Cream Sauce
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Chicken, Bok Choy and Mushroom Ramen Soup
Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Pita Pizza
Chicken Caprese Flatbread Pizza
Chicken Parmesan Rice Skillet
Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats
Chicken, Pesto and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta
Chicken, Rice and Black Bean Bake
Chicken, Tomato and Spinach One Pot Pasta
Chicken, Tomato and Sweet Potato Curry
Chicken with Prosciutto and Peas
Cheese Tortellini Marinara Bake 
Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Tater Tots
Cheesy Chicken, Spinach and Mushroom Noodle Casserole
Cheesy Ground Beef, Rice and Broccoli Skillet
Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Rice Skillet
Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hashbrown Casserole
Citrus Marinated Roasted Chicken 
Classic Crispy Baked Chicken 
Cornbread Chili Bake 
Crab and Mushroom Topped Salmon
Crab Bisque
Crack Chicken and Rice Casserole
Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas
Cream Cheese Chicken, Mushroom and Corn Mini Pot Pies
Cream Cheese Turkey and Vegetable Soup
Creamy Baked Mac & Cheese
Creamy Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas
Creamy Chicken and Spinach Lasagna
Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Creamy Cobb Sandwich
Creamy Lemon Spinach Tuna Casserole 
Creamy Sausage, Potato and Sauerkraut Soup
Creamy Wild Rice Cranberry Soup
Creamy Zucchini and Carrot Soup 
Crescent Roll Calzones
Crispy Baked Chicken Coated with Potato Flakes
Crispy Oven Baked Catfish Nuggets
Cuban Black Bean Soup 
Easy 10 Minute Beef Gyros
Easy Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken
Easy Chicken Fried Rice
Easy Classic Lasagna
Easy Fried Fish Sandwich

Fantastic Fish Tacos 

Farmhouse BBQ Muffins 
Fiesta Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole
Garlic Butter Baked Pollock
Garlic Cheddar Chicken 
Garlic Chicken and Gravy
Garlic Shrimp and Rice 
Grilled Basil and Tomato Turkey Burgers
Grilled Ham, Spinach & Mushroom Pizza 
Grilled Reuben Chicken Brats 
Ground Beef and Bacon Chili
Ground Beef and Brown Rice Mexican Skillet
Ground Beef and Brown Rice Sauerkraut Skillet
Ground Beef and Green Bean Stroganoff
Ground Beef and Rice a Roni Meatballs
Ground Beef Dirty Rice
Ground Beef Italian Style Stuffed Peppers
Ground Beef, Sausage and Cheese Stuffed Shells
Ground Beef Stroganoff
Ground Beef Wet Burritos
Ground Chicken Four Bean Chili
Ground Chicken, Spinach, Mushroom and Wild Rice Skillet

Ham and Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Hamburger and Mushroom Gravy
Hamburger Vegetable Soup
Hearty Chicken, Tomato and Vegetable Soup
Homemade Beefy Tomato Basil Mac and Cheese Dinner
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
Homemade Ground Beef Taco Meat
Homemade Ground Chicken Taco Meat 
Homemade Pan Pizza Crust
Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup
Homestyle Creamy Chicken and Spinach Noodle Soup 
Honey, Garlic and Lime Shrimp
Hot Italian Chicken Sausage and Bean Ragout 
Hot Ranch Fried Chicken
Hungarian Mushroom Soup 
Incredible Taco Salad
Italian Sausage and Kale Mac and Cheese
Italian Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Italian Spaghetti

Kalamata, Spinach and Tomato Pasta

Korean Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps

Lemon Garlic Swai or Tilapia 

Lemon Parmesan Salmon Burgers with Green Onion Mayo
Linguine with Chicken, Tomatoes and Spinach Pesto
Linguine with Ground Turkey Meatballs and Marinara
Loaded Ham Sandwich

Marge's Chicken Wild Rice Soup 

Mediterranean Baked Swai or Tilapia
Mini Pizza Meatloaves
Minnesota Wild Rice Hotdish
Mom's Homemade Sloppy Joes 

Noodles and Company Inspired Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Olive Garden's Zuppa Toscana at Home
Pan Fried Chicken Breasts with Apple Cider Gravy 
Pan Fried Chicken Tenderloins with Mushroom Gravy
Pan Fried Swai 
Parmesan Crusted Tilapia 
Pasta Fresca 
Pasta with Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Alfredo
Peanut Sauced Shrimp and Veggie Pitas
Peas and Potato Soup
Penne Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus 
Penne with Vodka Basil Sauce
Pepperoni and Tomato Parmesan Pasta
Perfect Roast Chicken 
Pineapple Mango Mahi Mahi with Cilantro Lime Rice
Pineapple Sweet & Sour Chicken 
Pizza Spaghetti Casserole
Potato Chip Baked Chicken
Potato Flake Breaded Tilapia
Porcupine Meatballs

Quick and Easy Penne Pasta Goulash

Quick BBQ Beef and Black Bean Chili 

Rigatoni Alfredo Bake with Chicken and Summer Veggies 

Riz Gras aka Fat Rice with Chicken
Roast Beef and Caramelized Onion Croissant Sandwich
Roasted Garlic Rosemary Chicken with Potatoes 
Roasted Turkey and Stuffing Noodle Soup 
Roasted Vegetable Stovetop Mac and Cheese
Roasted Vegetable Wrap
Rosemary Baked Chicken with Potatoes and Mushrooms
Salmon and Pasta with Lemon Dill Sauce 
Salmon Pesto Cream Tortellini
Salmon, Spinach and Mushroom Alfredo
Sausage and White Bean Soup
Sausage, Asparagus and Mushroom Rigatoni  
Savory Mini Meatloaves
Scalloped Potatoes
Short Spaghetti aka Goulash
Shredded Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas
Shrimp and Crab Seafood Enchiladas
Shrimp and Ground Beef Dirty Rice
Shrimp and Sausage Corn Chowder
Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Sliders with Pineapple Avocado Salsa
Shrimp, Veggie and Rice Noodle Stir Fry
Shrimp with Summer Squash and Tomatoes
Skillet Fried Chicken
Sloppy Tots
Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Shredded Pork Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Sausage, Apples and Onions
Slow Cooker BBQ Beans with Ground Beef and Bacon
Slow Cooker Beef and Tomato Vegetable Soup
Slow Cooker Beef Roast Dinner
Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken
Slow Cooker Cheddar, Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup 
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Dr Pepper Pulled Pork
Slow Cooker Four Bean Chili
Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwich
Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Sauerkraut
Slow Cooker Mexican Tomato, Rice and Vegetable Soup 
Slow Cooker Pork Ribs with Blackberry Balsamic Sauce
Slow Cooker Red Kidney Bean, Barley and Vegetable Soup
Slow Cooker Saucy Chicken, Kale and Vegetables 
Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos
Slow Cooker Smoked Turkey Red Beans and Rice
Slow Cooker Southwest Style Chicken
Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pork Roast
Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken with Pasta
Spicy Garlic and Basil Sesame Noodles
Spinach and Artichoke Dip Stuffed Portobellos
Stovetop Velveeta Mac and Cheese 
Super Saucy Lasagna
Sweet Brown Sugar Ham Steak
Sweet Citrus Tilapia
Swiss, Chicken and Spinach Muffins 
Taco Pie
Tator Tot Hotdish
Tomato, Basil and Garlic Noodle Soup
Tomato Basil Egg Salad Sandwich
Tomato, Mushroom and White Bean Soup 
Tomato Tortellini Soup 
Tortellini and Vegetable Soup
Tuna, Brown and Wild Rice Casserole
Tuna Burger with Cilantro Garlic Aioli
Tuna, Rice and Veggie Burger
Turkey and Veggie Sandwich with Cranberry Mayo 
Turkey, Barley and Vegetable Soup
Turkey, Broccoli and Cheddar Grilled Cheese
Turkey Burger Hobo Packets
Turkey Burgers with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce
Turkey Porcupine Meatballs

Vegetable Beef Roast Soup

Zucchini and Ground Beef Spaghetti Sauce


  1. Hi there--just a note to let you know I appreciate your recipes! A visitor from MN brought me a 5lb bag of wild rice and I've been making my way through your yummy fall casseroles. Winter blasted into the Pacific NW a week ago and it's that time of year.

    Anyway. I know what a commitment a blog is, so I wanted to let you know!


    1. I'm so glad you've been trying the recipes and thanks so much for the nice comment! :)


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