Spicy Vegetable Chili
Chipotle Stewed Chicken
Two kinds of beans plus five other vegetables yield a warming and delicious meatless dinner the first night; use the reserves to prepare Cincinnati-Style Chili and Noodles the next.
Zesty Vegetable Pasta Sauce
Drumsticks and thighs stay pleasingly moist when slow-cooked in a tomato-base sauce seasoned with chipotle peppers.
Spicy Sloppy Joes
Eggplant takes center stage in this chunky vegetable pasta sauce served over extra-wide egg noodles.
Sage-Scented Pork Chops
Sloppy Joes, a favorite quick weeknight dinner, receives a Tex-Mex makeover with salsa, sweet peppers, and spices.
Slow Cooked Barbecue Country-Style Ribs
Dijon-style mustard and caraway seeds boost the flavor of this aromatic pork main dish.
Kickin' Chicken Chili with Vegetables
The barbecue sauce for these delectable ribs is enhanced with mustard, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Enjoy a similar treat the next day when you prepare shredded pork sandwiches from the reserves.
Cider-Braised Pork Roast and Apples
This distinctive chili combines chicken, white beans, and an array of colorful vegetables with a jar of green salsa for an added kick.
Italian Pot Roast with Pasta
Pork and apples, a classic pairing, cook up beautifully in the slow cooker. Enjoy this delightful combination a second day by partnering the reserves with fresh berries to make a Pork and Berry Salad.
Spicy Adobo Pork Tostadas
Fennel's delicate, licoricelike flavor adds interest to this saucy pot roast served over penne pasta.
Garbanzo Bean and Vegetable Stew
Chipotle chiles and adobo sauce are the keys to the smoky-spicy taste of these attractively layered tostadas.
Zesty Beef Tacos
This rich and hearty garbanzo bean stew paired with potatoes and spices makes it easy to go meatless.
Slow Cooked Wine-Braised Beef Brisket
Celebrate a family fiesta two nights in a row with wonderful beef tacos the first night and a bowl of hearty posole the next.
Creamy Basil Chicken and Vegetables
This tender beef brisket with a wine-enhanced sauce is comfort food at its finest.
Saucy Beef Brisket
This creamy chicken main dish gets major flavor points from pancetta, an Italian-style bacon seasoned with pepper and other spices and cured with salt.
This slow-simmered brisket seasoned in a smoky barbecue sauce makes the perfect weeknight meal.