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Easy Skillet Lasagna – One Pan!

Pizza, spaghetti, and squash? Sounds unlikely, but wait for the explosion of flavor when you try this surprisingly easy pizza stuffed spaghetti squash!

Pizza Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This creamy chicken spaghetti is made in one pan and is endlessly versatile. It's a great clean-out-the-fridge meal! 

Creamy Chicken Spaghetti – one pan, endless variations!

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Chicken Caprese Quinoa Bake

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Bruschetta Chicken Recipe

Spaghetti in one pot, made in about 30 minutes sort of seems like a dream come true, doesn't it? Once you try Instant Pot Spaghetti, you might never go back to the traditional stovetop method! 

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat Sauce – with video

Balsamic Reduction is a simple sauce that can elevate a dish to the next level, and it's so easy to make at home! It only takes one ingredient and just a little time to create this sweet, tangy, syrupy sauce. 

Balsamic Reduction – How to Make Balsamic Glaze | with video

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Tortellini Pasta Salad with Pepperoni and Italian Vinaigrette – with video

This spring orzo salad is full of bright and fresh flavors that will make you happy from the very first bite! Crisp asparagus, spicy arugula, and flavorful pine nuts are all dressed in a springy basil lemon vinaigrette. It's a huge hit every time! Make it for your next party, you won't regret it!

Spring Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, Pine Nuts

Instant Pot Chicken Marsala has all the flavors of marsala that you know and love, but with the convenience of cooking in the Instant Pot. You'll adore how quickly it comes together and you'll find yourself coming back to this recipe time and time again. It's great served with pasta or rice!

Instant Pot Chicken Marsala – Easy Recipe

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Easy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli | ONE PAN & Healthy – with Video

A complete pasta dinner, made in your Instant Pot! You'll love this Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage, Spinach, and Tomatoes. You might have all the ingredient on hand already! It's healthy, satisfying, easy, and versatile, and you're going to keep making it again and again! 

Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage, Spinach, and Tomatoes – with video

This healthy chicken piccata isn't breaded or fried, but it still has all the flavor of the original. And it's Whole30 compliant! As a bonus, it's ready in less than 30 minutes using your pressure cooker or Instant Pot!  Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Healthy Chicken Piccata in the Instant Pot (Whole30, GF, DF) – with video

This polenta stack recipe is the perfect combination of rustic simplicity and effortless impressiveness. Ready in less than 20 minutes, it will become a go-to recipe in your kitchen! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Rustic Polenta Stack Recipe

I love to throw a pizza quesadilla on the grill for the kids when I'm grilling other things, but this pizza quesadilla makes a great quick lunch too! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Pizza Quesadilla on the Grill – Pepperoni and Cheese

Fresh and flavorful, this bruschetta orzo pasta salad is going to be a summertime favorite! Bonus: No mayo or yogurt so it's great for warm-weather picnics. Get the easy summer pasta salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad – with Video

Fresh tomato cream sauce tossed with angel hair pasta is the perfect spring and summer pasta. It's easy to make and is the perfect side next to grilled chicken or fish. Get the easy pasta recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Fresh Tomato Cream Sauce with Angel Hair Pasta (Pink Pasta)

Creamy, flavorful, and healthy, this Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake is perfect to eat right away or to prep ahead and freeze for another day. Great for sharing with people in need of a meal, too! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake – Freezer Friendly

One Pan Chicken Quinoa Marsala Recipe

This Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms recipe is a quick, healthy, and easy meal for busy weeknights. You could even use rotisserie chicken! Get the stuffed mushroom recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

With all the great taste of tiramisu, but in an easy, fun, dip-able format, this tiramisu dip is going to become an instant party favorite! Get the easy dessert recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Tiramisu Dip Recipe in 10 minutes (with video)

This slow cooker chicken cheese dip with marsala tastes like everyone's favorite chicken marsala but in an irresistibly cheesy, dip form. It's a hearty appetizer that's going to be a hit at your next party. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Slow Cooker Chicken Cheese Dip with Marsala

Warm, comforting, and hearty -- all words that describe this simple and easy to make slow cooker tomato basil soup with tortellini. It's going to be a huge crowd pleaser! Get the easy slow cooker recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup with Tortellini

Dinner on one pan - this sheet pan baked chicken parmesan is not only healthier than the original, it's also easier! It's going to become a dinnertime fave. Get the easy dinner recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Baked Chicken Parmesan and Broccoli (Sheet Pan Dinner)