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Quick and easy meals the grandkids are sure to enjoy

Cooking a quick dinner for the grandkids? Try one of these delicious, quick-and-easy recipes like Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with Fettuccine and Mini Turkey Sloppy Joes from Ragu. Both easy-to-make recipes take 35 minutes or less and feature RAGÚ sauces, which come in a variety of taste-tempting classic flavors and styles, perfect for any mealtime occasion.

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Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with Fettuccine

Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo with Fettuccine

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


1          tablespoon butter

1 1/2    pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips

1          jar RAGÚ Classic Alfredo Sauce

1          package (12 ounces) frozen broccoli florets, thawed

1          package (12 ounces) fettuccine pasta

            grated Parmesan cheese, for topping (optional)


In large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Cook chicken, in batches if necessary, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Remove chicken and set aside.

In same skillet, add sauce and broccoli; stir. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until broccoli is heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through, about 2 minutes.

In separate pan, cook fettuccine according to package instructions.

Serve chicken, broccoli and sauce over hot fettuccine and sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top, if desired.

mini sloppy joes
Mini Turkey Sloppy Joes

Mini Turkey Sloppy Joes

Recipe courtesy of “Honey and Birch” on behalf of RAGÚ

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


1          teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

1          cup diced onion

3          cloves garlic, minced

1          pound ground turkey

1          cup finely diced carrots

1          medium green pepper, diced

1          medium red pepper, diced

1          jar RAGÚ Simply Chunky Marinara Sauce

1          tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1          teaspoon ground mustard

1/2       teaspoon kosher salt

1/2       teaspoon black pepper

4          mini buns


In large skillet over medium heat, heat extra-virgin olive oil. When hot, add onion and garlic; sauté until onion is translucent.

Add ground turkey. Break up meat and stir frequently until browned. Add carrots, green pepper and red pepper. Cook 5 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.

Add marinara sauce, Worcestershire sauce, ground mustard, salt and pepper. Stir and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and partially cover pan. Cook 10 minutes.

Serve on mini buns.