Rachael Ray's 30-Minute Meals for the Holidays

This month's recipes include hearty salads, pasta, gnocchi, and my favorite–meatballs! They're all designed to be starters for larger holiday feasts or simple suppers on any other night.
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Rachael Ray's Cheesy Polenta with Frico Eggs

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Portobello Mushrooms & Frico Eggs

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Rachael Ray's Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Warm Escarole Salad

Shrimp with Sage & Prosciutto, Warm Escarole Salad, and White Beans

The shrimp in this dish is one of the first recipes my mom taught me. 

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Rachael Ray's Gnocchi with Velvety Veal Ragu

Gnocchi with Velvety Veal Ragu

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Rachael Ray's Red Wine Risotto with Kale and Mushrooms

Red Wine Risotto with Kale & Mushrooms

Turn leftover risotto into arancini (fried rice balls). Roll chilled risotto into balls. Roll the risotto balls in flour, then in beaten eggs, and finally in breadcrumbs. Fry until golden.

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Rachael Ray's Sourdough Panzanella with Black Grapes

Sourdough Panzanella with Black Grapes

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or starter, this is a delicious jewel-toned dish.

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Meatball Madness!

Meatballs are great for holiday parties. Put out a spread of them with wine and everyone will be happy. Want 'em for dinner? Pair them with bread, rice, buttered gnocchi, or mashed potatoes and a simple salad.

Rachael Ray's Vegetarian Meatballs with Red Sauce

Spicy Meatless Meatballs with Fire-Roasted Red Sauce

Thanks to frozen riced cauliflower and broccoli (or just good ol’ leftover veggies), meatless balls are possible in 30 minutes.

Recipe: Try Rachael Ray's Vegetarian Meatballs with Red Sauce

Rachael Ray's Turkey & Stuffing Christmas Meatballs

Turkey & Stuffing Christmas Meatballs

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Rachael Ray's Beef Meatballs with Pink Horseradish Sauce

Beef Meatballs with Pink Horseradish Sauce

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Rachael Ray's Pork Schnitzel Meatballs

Pork Schnitzel Meatballs

A cutlet you can eat without a knife and fork? Grab it!

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Rachael Ray's Provolone-Stuffed Meatballs with Kale

Provolone-Stuffed Meatballs with Kale

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