Friday, November 1, 2013

Spaghetti Carbonara and Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Very tasty indeed :) I love mixing things up with Spaghetti!

Spaghetti Carbonara
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Pork Loin Chops (Chopped)
Seasoning (Rosemary, Sea Salt, Garlic Powder, Basil, Oregano)
12 oz medium egg noodles
32 oz Tomato Basil Sauce
1/2 Zucchini (Peeled and Sliced)
4-5 Mushrooms (Sliced)
2 Cloves Garlic Minced
Fresh Basil, Oregano, Rosemary Chopped
Shredded Italian Cheese

Add the Olive Oil, Pork and seasoning to the skillet.  Brown thoroughly. Add the noodles to a pot with enough water to cover and boil until al dente.  Strain the noodles and add the pork and tomato sauce.  Add in remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly until warmed.  Serve with a sprinkle of shredded Italian Cheese on top.  Enjoy!

Loaded Mashed Potatoes
4-5 Medium Russet Potatoes (Peeled & Cubed)
3 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
1/2 Cup Cream
1/4 Cup Cheese (I used Colby/Monterey Jack)
2 Tbsp Sour Cream
Garlic Powder
Green Onions

Add the potatoes to the pot and cover with water.  Boil until easy to mash.   Add all remaining ingredients except the green onions and mix thoroughly.  Serve by topping with green onions.  Enjoy.

Add the potatoes to the pot
Cover with water and boil
Add the pork, oil and seasoning to the skillet while continuing to boil the potatoes
Boil the potatoes and noodles and brown the pork
Add pork and sauce to the strained noodles and get the potatoes to a state ready to mash
Add all remaining ingredients except the cheese to the sauce
Serve the spaghetti with cheese on top and the potatoes topped with green onions, enjoy!

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