Mushroom Pesto Steak and Hot Pepper Potatoes

Mushroom pesto steak

An earthy mushroom-pesto sauce goes perfectly with a pan-roasted steak for a perfect dinner. Ingredients olive oil spray 1/4 lb sliced portobello mushrooms (about 1 2/3 cups) 1/4 cup water 2 Tbs prepared pesto sauce 3/4 lb sirloin steak, visible fat removed salt and freshly ground black pepper several sprigs watercress 1 lb baby yellow potatoes Hot Pepper Potatoes 2 ... Read More »

Triple-Hot Chicken

triple hot chicken

A simple and spicy rub—perfect for chicken wings. Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs chicken drumsticks, thighs or wings 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbs hot pepper sauce 1 Tbs chili powder 1 Tbs onion powder 1 Tbs garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper Directions Pre-heat grill to medium (if using gas grill), or until charcoal is ... Read More »

Honey-Hot Chops

Honey hot chops

Fire up the grill and dinner is ready in less than 15 minutes with pork chops that are finished with a sweet-hot glaze. Ingredients 4 pork chops, 3/4-1-inch thick salt and pepper, to taste 6 Tbs honey 2 Tbs hot pepper sauce Directions Prepare medium-hot fire in kettle-style grill. In small bowl stir together honey and hot pepper sauce. Season ... Read More »

Easy Egg Breakfast Quesadillas

easy egg quesadilla

Try this simple and tasty meal with your choice of breakfast meat and favorite cheese. Ingredients 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend 2 7-inch whole wheat or flour tortillas 4 slices Canadian-style bacon 4 eggs, beaten 4 Tbs Salsa, or to taste Directions Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese on one side of each tortilla. Top each with 2 bacon slices. Coat ... Read More »

Bacon and Egg Quesadillas

Bacon and egg

Pepper Jack cheese adds a bit of spice to these breakfast quesadillas. Ingredients 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese 4 large flour or whole wheat tortillas (10 to 12-inch) 4 slices crisp-cooked bacon 1/4 cup sliced green onions 8 eggs, beaten Directions Sprinkle 1/4 of the cheese on one side of each tortilla. Top each with 1 bacon slice and ... Read More »

Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese

Ingredients Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes 1 teaspoon olive oil 12 ounces plain or whole-wheat corkscrew pasta (fusilli) 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups low-fat milk Pinch of ground nutmeg 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded (2 cups), plus more for serving (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 475°. Bring a large ... Read More »