Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.
This all-time favorite creamy pasta dish is so rich it can be a side dish for an easy dinner. Try serving it with Sun-Dried Tomato Crescents, Pesto-Grilled Chicken, and Steamed Asparagus with Orange Sauce. The meal will feel like you're serving guests when it's only a weeknight meal for your family. Everyday staples like mayonnaise, orange juice concentrate, pesto, and refrigerated crescent rolls can be turned into something really special.
Spread refrigerated crescents rolls with drained and finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil before rolling. Bake according to package directions.
Grill chicken in a grill pan or a countertop grilling machine. Brush with prepared pesto just as it comes off the grill.
Top steamed asparagus with a sauce made from mayonnaise mixed with thawed frozen orange juice concentrate. For each 1/4 cup mayonnaise, use 2 tsp. orange juice concentrate.