Here is a recipe I love to pull out of my hat when I want a really hearty, delicious meal without a lot of prep work for us: Easy Red Sauce.
Easy Red Sauce
1 lb hot italian sausage
2 T fresh basil, chopped
1 T fresh oregano, chopped
2-3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 jar of your favorite red sauce
2 fresh tomatoes, diced
1/2 C freshly grated parmesan cheese
Hubs loves meaty sauce and I do not, so our compromise is I make sauce with the sausages still cased. That way he gets his meat and I can easily avoid it. Start by browning the sausages in a big cast iron pot with some olive oil.
Chop your garlic & fresh herbs:
Stir the sauce around and add garlic, herbs, fresh tomatoes and parmesan cheese. If you like a little kick, this is where you would add chili flakes as well.
Serve over your favorite pasta & enjoy!
What are your favorite easy weeknight dinners?