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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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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Bacon Topped Grilled Chicken Breast

This grilled chicken breast is out of this world delicious!  Juicy, flavorful and really not a whole lot of extra effort!   Who can go wrong when you’re talking about BACON, anyway?  Oh, and by the way, have I mentioned before that I love chicken?  I’m sure this won’t be the last time you see that statement either!  Fried chicken, baked chicken, chicken salad, chicken livers, chicken & dumplings,….. YUMMMO!!! 🙂

Bacon Topped Grilled Chicken Breast

Yields 4

6 hrPrep Time

30 minCook Time

6 hr, 30 Total Time

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Ingredients

4- 6 oz. chicken breasts
8 oz. bottle Italian dressing or marinade
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. sugar
8 strips bacon, cooked
8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. **In a seal-able plastic bag, combine Italian dressing, garlic and sugar. Add chicken breasts to marinade and place in refrigerator for 6-8 hours.**
  2. Fry bacon strips and set aside to drain. Grill chicken breasts and place in skillet. Place two strips of bacon on each chicken breast, and then cover with shredded cheese. Place lid on skillet and cook over low heat until cheese is melted.
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Spaghetti

This spaghetti recipe is quick, easy and delicious!  Your family will be asking for it time and again!  Adding beef and other ingredients to a can of commercial spaghetti sauce will help you create a hearty and yummy quick dinner for your busy family!

Spaghetti

Yields 4 servings

5 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

2 lbs ground beef
1 16 oz can spaghetti sauce
1 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 medium onion, diced
16 oz pkg spaghetti
Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In dutch oven or large skillet, brown ground beef with onions, garlic and Italian seasoning, drain.
  2. Add spaghetti sauce to beef mixture, mix well. Cook spaghetti as according to package directions, drain.
  3. Place spaghetti noodles on plates. Top with spaghetti sauce and desired amount of Parmesan cheese.
  4. Serve immediately.
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