Lemon Garlic Fusilli with Broccoli, Tomatoes & Arugula

 This lemony creamy pasta is a delicious way to spend a Meatless Monday. Adapted from Ina Garten’s recipe, with a few tweaks to make it my own, like more garlic and a little red pepper for some heat. This light but hearty recipe will sure be a crowd-pleaser. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4…

Creamy Parmesan Orzo with Asparagus

This Orzo makes a perfect comfort food side dish for these cold fall nights. It’s a simple recipe but leaves you with big creamy and hearty flavor. Ingredients: 1 cup Orzo (uncooked) 1 bunch of Asparagus (Cut into 1 inch pieces) 1 tablespoon unsalted Butter 1/2 cup Half-and-Half 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (more for…

Butternut Squash Alfredo with Spicy Sausage and Spinach

When you just need a rich, creamy pasta dish, but still want to count calories, you need to get creative. Coming in at under 400 calories, you can make this Gemelli dish (or use whatever pasta you prefer) and have a healthy and hearty lunch ready for the next day as well. Ingredients: 11 oz…

Veal Saltimbocca Lasagna Roll-Ups

Saltimbocca (or saltinbocca) is literally translated in Italian to “jumps in the mouth”, and that is exactly what this dish does. Classic saltimbocca is one of my all time favorite meals, so I decided to give it a new twist to create a comfort food perfect for a cold night with the same classic flavors. Ingredients:…

Black Pepper Gnudi in a Sage and Brown Butter

Full disclosure this one is not a Husband Who Cooks original, the gnudi recipe was graciously borrowed from serious eats. Ingredients: *Gnudi* 16 ounces best quality fresh sheep or cow’s milk ricotta 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 cups semolina flour *Rest* 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons)…

Spicy Red Wine Bucatini with Hot Sausage and Swiss Chard

Who doesn’t love a nice bowl of pasta on a cool night. Crack a good bottle of wine with the one you love, and just sit back and watch the day fade away. This recipe is perfect for those nights since it is so quick and easy that you are not going to be stuck…