Tag Archives: marinara

Peas and Pasta

This is one of the best ways to use leftover marinara sauce. Not to mention it is quick and easy to prepare making it perfect for a midweek meal. I find elbow-shaped pasta works the best for this but any … Continue reading

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Zucchini fritters

If you have an overabundance of zucchini on hand here’s a great way to use it. Aside from marinara you could try the spicy mayo or sun-dried tomato dip over at Savoring Every Bite. Zucchini Fritters 5 cups shredded zucchini … Continue reading

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Shrimp and mushroom filling for ravioli

As promised, here is one of the limitless ideas to fill ravioli. To see how to make the dough go here. If you want a really simple cheese filling, omit every ingredient after the first four. I like to use … Continue reading

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Nana’s Meatball Lasagna

This is one of my nana’s recipes and it follows the Sicilian tradition of making more with less food. Many Italians will argue that their version of lasagna is the true recipe. Northerners tend to use a Bechamel sauce, while … Continue reading

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