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Pesto pepperoni pizza dip baked with rolls

Serves 8-10

  1. 3oz pepperoni, thinly sliced and quartered
  2. 1tb olive oil
  3. 3 cloves garlic
  4. 1lb pizza dough
  5. 8oz cream cheese, divided into 8 pieces and softened
  6. 3/4 cup pesto
  7. 4oz shredded mozzarella
  8. 2tb basil
  • Crisp pepperoni in a 10in skillet for 5-7 minutes and set aside on paper towels to drain fat. Add 2-3 for 1 minute and set aside.
  • Form dough into an 8in square and divide into 32 pieces about 1/2oz each. Roll into balls and roll in garlic-oil mixture; place 18 balls around edges of skillet and top with remaining 14 balls. Cover and let rise for 20 minutes.
  • Transfer skillet to a 400 degree oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine 7-9 and pepperoni. Add to center of skillet and bake for 10 minutes. Top with basil and serve.
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Skillet steamed salmon and asparagus with white wine chive butter sauce

Serves 4

  1. 1 cup water
  2. 1/4tsp salt
  3. 1lb asparagus, about 1/2in thick
  4. 4 6-8oz salmon fillets, 1in thick
  5. 1/2 cup white wine
  6. 3tb butter
  7. 2tb chives
  • Place 1-2 in pan and lay asparagus in a single layer. Top with salmon, bring to a boil, cover and simmer for about 8 minutes. Set asparagus and salmon aside.
  • Add wine and reduce for 5 minutes. Add 6-7 and serve.

Sausage and pepper skillet

Serves 4

  1. 8 3oz italian sausages
  2. 1 onion, sliced
  3. 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  4. 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  5. 2 cloves garlic
  6. 2tb tomato paste
  7. 1/2 cup white wine
  8. 1/2 cup water or chicken stock
  9. 1/2tsp dried oregano or thyme
  10. 1tb balsamic vinegar
  • Brown sausages for 10 minutes. Set aside and halve.
  • Remove all but 1tb fat and cook 2-4 for 5 minutes. Add 5-6 for 1 minute. Add back sausages with 7-9, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add vinegar for 1-2 minutes. Serve.

Quick skillet beef goulash

Steaks can be replaced with pork

Serves 4

  1. 2 10-12oz strip steaks, 1in thick
  2. 1 onion, sliced
  3. 1 red bell pepper, diced
  4. 4tb sweet paprika
  5. 1tb tomato paste
  6. 2 cloves garlic
  7. 4 cups beef broth
  8. 6oz egg noodles
  9. 2/3 cup creme fraiche
  • Sear steaks for 5 minutes per side and set aside.
  • Cook 2-3 for 5 minutes. Add 4-6 for 1 minute. Add 7-8 and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, halve steaks lengthwise and slice. Add to skillet along with creme fraiche and serve.

Poached chicken and couscous

Serves 4

  1. 2tb butter
  2. 4 cloves garlic
  3. 2 cups water
  4. Zest from 1 lemon + 4tb juice
  5. 4 6oz boneless breasts
  6. 10oz couscous
  7. 1-1/2 cups parsley
  8. 2 anchovy fillets
  9. 2tb capers
  10. 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Melt butter over medium heat and cook 2 cloves garlic for 1 minute. Add water and 3tb lemon juice, bring to a boil and simmer chicken covered for 15 minutes. Set aside.
  • Add couscous to pan and set aside covered for 5 minutes. Fluff with lemon zest. Process 7-10 with remaining garlic and lemon juice and serve.

Greek chicken, potato and artichoke skillet

Serves 4

  1. 1lb red potatoes, quartered
  2. 1tb oil
  3. 4 6oz boneless breasts
  4. 9oz thawed artichoke hearts
  5. 4 cloves garlic
  6. Zest of 1 lemon + 1tb juice
  7. 2tb oregano
  • Toss 1-2 and microwave covered for 4-7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, sear chicken for 5 minutes per side. Set aside.
  • Brown potatoes for 3-5 minutes. Add artichokes for 2 minutes. Add 5-7 for 1 minute. Serve.

Egg and chorizo burritos

Serves 6

  1. 6oz chorizo
  2. 1 red onion
  3. 1 red bell pepper
  4. 1 jalapeno
  5. 1tb butter
  6. 8 eggs
  7. 4tb half and half
  8. 6oz cheddar
  9. 3 scallions
  10. 6 10in flour tortilas
  • Brown chorizo in a 12in skillet for 5 minutes. Add 2-4 for 5 minutes, set aside and wipe out skillet.
  • Melt 1tb butter over medium heat and add 6-7 for 1.5-2.5 minutes. reduce heat to low and cook for another 30-60 seconds. Take off-heat and fold in chorizo mixture and 8-9.
  • Wrap tortillas in a damp towel, microwave for 1 minute or until flexible and assemble. Serve.