Smoked Sausage & Veggie Pasta

If you’re looking for a one skillet meal that’s not only filling, but delicious AND is fairly quick and easy to create and serve to your hungry family….  This is the recipe you’ve been looking for.  This yummy recipe is  a meal all in it’s self!  The combination of smoked sausage, yummy veggies and creamy, cheesy pasta is a delight to the taste buds!  And Bonus!!!! It won’t cost you a lot of precious time!  Put it together, serve it up to your hungry bunch and out the door with a few minutes to spare!  Enjoy!

Smoked Sausage & Veggie Pasta

Yields 4

This one skillet meal is a quick, delicious option for those busy days!

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

1 lb. smoked sausage, halved & sliced
1 medium onion, diced
1 t minced garlic
4 oz. chopped fresh mushrooms
2 T butter
1 -16 oz. package frozen veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, etc.)
2 -14 oz. cans chicken broth or equivalent chicken base & water mixed
1 -16 oz. angel hair pasta
12 oz. fresh spinach
1/2 c cream or half & half
salt & pepper to taste
1/4 c Parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, sauté smoked sausage, onion, garlic and mushrooms in butter.
  2. Add broth and veggies. Bring to a boil. Continue to cook until veggies are crisp tender.
  3. Add angel hair pasta to broth and cook to desired tenderness. Broth should be absorbed into the pasta when pasta is finished.
  4. Add cream and stir in spinach.
  5. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Type: One skillet meal
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http://cornfedcreations.com/smoked-sausage-veggie-pasta/

Cornfed Meatloaf

This meatloaf is just down right DELICIOUS!  The mixture of ground beef, sausage, fresh veggies, spices and such, topped with BACON!!!! Is certainly hard to beat.  The addition of the oatmeal acts as a binder and helps this yummy meatloaf stay together when you slice it, so it’s also perfect (if you have any left overs) for meatloaf sandwiches the next day!  Rich, delicious and hearty, I’m sure this filling meatloaf will be a winner at your house too!

Cornfed Meatloaf

Delicious, hearty and simple! This meatloaf is a 'must try'!

30 minPrep Time

60 minCook Time

1 hr, 30 Total Time

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Ingredients

1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. pork sausage
1 medium onion, diced
1 medium bell pepper, diced
2 t minced garlic
1(14 oz.) can fire roasted tomatoes (salsa style)
1/2 c ketchup
1 T prepared mustard
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1/4 c brown sugar
2 large eggs
3/4 c oatmeal
12 slices bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375'F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix beef, sausage, onion, bell pepper, garlic, tomatoes, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and eggs together; then add oatmeal and mix well.
  3. Place in a greased 9 x 13" pan or large loaf pan.
  4. Pat down mixture and top with bacon slices.
  5. Bake for 45 -60 minutes or until a meat thermometer, inserted in the center of meatloaf, reads 165'F.
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Zippy Italian Pasta Salad

This salad is a cool and delicious choice for those pot luck dinner and carry in lunches.  Full of fresh veggies, colorful rotini pasta and flavored with Italian dressing, it’s so simple and fresh, you’ll be getting requests for seconds and the recipe!  Enjoy!!

Zippy Italian Pasta Salad

Yields 12-16

18 minPrep Time

12 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

1 – 16 oz. pkg. garden spiral pasta
1 – 16 oz. bottle Italian Dressing
1 – 4 oz. fresh mushrooms, washed and sliced
1 – 6 oz. pkg. cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 – medium bell peppers, diced
1 – medium red onion, diced
1 – 8 oz. jar sliced peppercinis
1/8 c sugar
2 tsp Italian Seasoning
1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and cool slightly. In a large bowl, add Italian dressing, Italian seasoning and garlic powder to pasta and combine gently. To the pasta mixture, add mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, peppercinis and about a quarter of the peppercinis juice and gently fold together. Chill three to four hours or overnight and stir before serving.
Cuisine: Italian | Recipe Type: Pasta Salad
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http://cornfedcreations.com/zippy-italian-pasta-salad/

Marinated Pork Chops (Tenderloins)

Delicious, tender, juicy!  These pork chops are out of this world and bursting with flavor.  Plan ahead to marinate them and then grill them to perfection.  You just can’t beat these yummy chops!

Marinated Pork Chops (Tenderloins)

Yields 4

4 hrPrep Time

12 minCook Time

4 hr, 12 Total Time

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Ingredients

4 6-8 oz pork tenderloins
1 12 oz can carbonated beverage
1 8 oz bottle zesty Italian dressing
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tbsp teriyaki sauce

Instructions

  1. Combine carbonated beverage, Italian dressing, garlic and teriyaki sauce to create marinade. Place tenderloins in plastic freezer bag or covered container. Add marinade to tenderloins and coat well. Place in refrigerator for 4-8 hours. When ready to cook, lightly grease griddle and add tenderloins to hot griddle. Sear both side and cook just until juices run clear (approximately 2-3 minutes on each side). Remove from heat and serve.
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http://cornfedcreations.com/marinated-pork-chops-tenderloins/

Coconut Dream Dessert

If you and your family love coconut cream pie, you’ll will definitely want to try this quick and easy, no-bake dessert recipe.  This is so delicious and so easy to put together!  Coconut cream dreamy delicious!

Coconut Dream Dessert

Yields 12-16

This creamy, dreamy dessert is quick, simple and delicious!

25 minPrep Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1/2 c. butter, melted
12 oz. cream cheese, softened
16 oz. container of whipped topping
½ c. powdered sugar
1 (3.4 oz.) pkg. coconut cream pudding mix
1 cup milk
1 cup coconut, toasted

Instructions

  1. For crust, in medium bowl, add melted butter to cake mix. Stir together well and add to the bottom of a 9 x 13 cake pan. Set aside.
  2. For coconut filling layer: in mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, powdered sugar and half of the whipped topping. Add pudding mix to cream cheese mixture and mix well. Add milk and mix well. Stir in ½ cup of the toasted coconut. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over crust. Layer remaining half of whipped topping on cream cheese layer. Top with remaining toasted coconut. Refrigerate until serving.
Recipe Type: Cold Desserts
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http://cornfedcreations.com/coconut-dream-dessert/