Tex Mex Beef & Quinoa Skillet Dinner

Beef & Quinoa Skillet Dinner

Tonight we're revamping an old recipe from 2010 for this month's 31 Days of Skillet Dinners series. It's p.a.c.k.e.d. full of protein and will fill up the bottomless pits that show up at your dinner table every night. Beef + beans + quinoa = protein-town! (My older 2 boys must be going through growth spurts...because boy can they eat! It's a good thing that I know how to … [Read more...]

Weeknight Spinach Lasagna Skillet

Skillet Spinach Lasagna Dinner

Welp, I couldn't not include a skillet lasagna recipe in this month's 31 Days of Skillet Dinner series. So here it is. I adore lasagna. While my mom isn't known for her skills in the kitchen, she can make a mean lasagna! I adore her lasagna. I adore any lasagna. I should clarify...I adore the taste of lasagna. The pasta with the flavorful tomato sauce and richness and tang … [Read more...]

Salsa, Black Bean and Beef Skillet Dinner ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

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We are throwing way back to 2010 for this skillet dinner recipe my friend. Beef + Black Beans + Salsa + Rice = simple, crazy cheap, yet delicious meal. And the recipe says to serve corn on the side, but you could get wild and toss it into the skillet! (One less dish to wash!) Hope you enjoy this super simple 'pantry staples' dinner that you might even be able to make … [Read more...]

Skillet Macaroni with Swiss Chard ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

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Don't think your family will eat chard? Then they haven't tried this skillet macaroni yet. (Seriously, you have to make them try it. Or if you think they will adamantly refuse, you can substitute spinach for the chard. And if they refuse that, then I can't help! ;) ) But I find masking it in a delicious pasta, topped with some Parmesan, shouldn't garner too many complaints. … [Read more...]

One-Dish Chili Mac

One-Dish Chili Mac Recipe on 5DollarDinners.com

Wanna know what your new family favorite recipe is going to be? Not only to make, but to eat too! This chili cooks all in the same pot...and if you toss in some chopped up carrots and/or spinach, it could be a complete meal in the one-dish. Talk about a winner! Our family loves this Chili Mac and I'm working on a slow cooker edition for it too...stay tuned... Oh, … [Read more...]