Slow Cooker Smoky Brisket & Cajun 15 Bean Soup – Big Flavor for the Big Game!

Brisket & 15 Bean Soup Recipe

Oh my smoky good-gracious-ness. Please, take a spoon and reach through the screen for a bite. I picked up half a pound of brisket from a nearby BBQ joint and dropped into the slow cooker with a bag of beans and other pantry staples...and WOW-WY! This is a fantastic way to use up any leftover BBQ meat...or you could just order extra next time you go out! I love pairing … [Read more...]

Sausage, Potato & Pepper Skillet Dinner ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

Sausage Potato Skillet Dinner  5DollarDinners.com

I am raising a bunch of meat and 'taters boys in this house....the proof being in the way that they polished off their sausage and potatoes. This is a meal that I turn to often...whether I make it in the skillet or a slow cooker version, we all love it! Couple notes and modifications for this recipe: Add a chopped onion. I usually do. Completely forgot to this … [Read more...]

Sausage & Cabbage Skillet Dinner

Sasuage Cabbage Skillet Dinner

Need dinner on the table in 10 minutes? You can totally do that with this recipe! Since this recipe calls for pre-cooked kielbasa or other kind of sausage, you can literally have this on the table in 10 minutes. It takes 2-3 minutes to cut up the cabbage. Another few minutes for it to soften up in the skillet. Chop up an onion and throw it in too. DUNZO. {Here's how to … [Read more...]

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...]