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Your Favorite Recipes Of 2019

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A delicious collection of our readers’ 19 favorite new recipes from 2019.

Pad Thai Recipe

Happy New Year’s Eve Eve, everyone!

As is our end-of-the-year tradition here at Gimme Some Oven, I just went back and did a tally of the new recipes that you all clicked on and loved the most this past year. And let’s just say — 2019 was a very delicious year.

From learning how to make some of everyone’s favorite restaurant dishes here at home (hello, pho, pad Thai, refried beans and lasagna), to lightened-up vegetarian soup recipes (especially this amazing chili and lemony orzo soup), to an ultra-quick-and-easy way to make homemade gnocchi, to some throwback American classics (potato salad and deviled eggs), to everything I’ve learned about authentic sangria while living here in Spain and more — I feel like these recipes are all staples that we will collectively be bookmarking and remaking for years and years to come.

I will be back tomorrow to share an additional list of my 19 favorite recipes from 2019, so stay tuned for a few favorites that you might have missed. But without further ado, here are your favorite 19 recipes from 2019! Take a peek and see if your faves made the list! ♡

Sangria Recipe

Authentic Sangria: “This is a wonderful recipe! I think the cinnamon really makes it takes extra authentic.” -Stephanie

Vegetarian Chili

Can’t-Believe-It’s-Vegetarian Chili: “LOVED THIS! I’ve made a number of vegetarian chili recipes before, but something about the texture of this one was just perfect. We crumbled some lime-flavored tortilla chips on top and the whole combination was magic.” -Kirsten

Best Potato Salad Recipe

The BEST Potato Salad“I agree with your blog post title – this really is the perfect potato salad! I love the crunch from the celery and onion, and slightly sour tang from the relish. Will definitely make this my go to potato salad recipe!” -Jenny

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shepherd’s Pie“FABULOUS!!! The layers of flavor are amazing. I added the fresh rosemary (super). The red wine and mushrooms are the game changer. Thank you for taking the time to tweak the recipe until you liked it! The proof is in this recipe.” -Tanya

Lemony Orzo Chickpea Soup

Lemony Orzo Chickpea Soup“We made this last week and paired it with your everyday kale salad – so yum! My husband was a bit skeptical about the soup, but agreed it was delicious when it was all done. It never would have occurred to me to use eggs to make a soup creamy! Thanks so much.” -Kirsti

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Chocolate Brownie Cookies“Ok, these cookies are SO fun! I was a little doubtful that the tops would turn out as shiny and crackly as the pictures, but your instructions were perfect and they turned out great! As a family of brownie lovers, these are 100% going in our regular rotation.” -Kara

Refried Beans Recipe

Refried Beans: “I made this for lunch, with a bunch of added jalapeño. It was tasty, actually only took 20 min, and filling. Would definitely make them again!” -Amelia

Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe

20-Minute Ricotta Gnocchi“These were so simple to make and so delicious. My husband and I both loved them. They were a thousand times easier to make than potato gnocchi. Thanks for the great recipe!” -Kerry

The BEST Lasagna Recipe

The BEST Lasagna: “This was truly the best lasagna I’ve ever had. My husband and I absolutely loved it and can’t wait to eat some of the leftovers tonight. Wasn’t able to find whole fire-roasted tomatoes (only diced ones) so just used the regular canned whole tomatoes. Best sauce ever. We will most definitely be adding this recipe to our monthly rotation!” -Ali

Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled Eggs“Everyone loved these!!! They taste just like the deviled eggs that I grew up with.” -Jennifer

Beef Stew Recipe (Crock Pot or Instant Pot)

Beef Stew“This was delicious! I seared the meat and used red wine, thyme, and red pepper flakes as you suggested. This is my new favorite beef stew recipe!” -Sarah

Mushroom Lovers Pasta

Mushroom Lovers Pasta“My husband and I have made this dish every other week since discovering it. We add chicken for some protein and oh my goodness… this recipe is delicious! Friends love it, too!” -Katie

Tahini Ranch Dressing

Tahini Ranch Dressing: “This is my go to recipe for ranch dressing. I’ve attempted to make ranch dressing out of nuts and other vegan/raw ingredients and nothing has come close to achieving the flavor and consistency of ranch dressing like this recipe. It is incredibly easy to put together and I almost always double or triple the recipe.” -Katie

Mexican Chicken Lentil Soup

Mexican Chicken Lentil Soup“Boy, oh, boy! This is so very easy and so very delicious. I did the crock pot method. I halved the recipe, but used 3 frozen chicken breasts and added extra corn and green salsa. The chicken literally fell apart when I touched it and required little shredding effort. The broth, when done, is incredibly flavorful. I topped it with Monterrey Jack cheese, avocado and fresh jalapeños. Next time, I will nix the jalapeño because the green salsa is plenty hot. I HIGHLY recommend!” -Lisa

Healthier Broccoli Chicken Casserole

Healthier Broccoli Chicken Casserole“I made this last week with shredded rotisserie chicken and it was delicious! The homemade mushroom cream sauce is really simple and I felt better for not having to use the canned soup. Cooking the broccoli with the pasta makes for less pots and bowls which I always appreciate. Will definitely be making this again soon!” -Melissa

Vietnamese Pho Recipe

Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup): “Perfect broth!!! I’ve tried many times to get the broth right and failed, this was perfect!!! Thank you so much! My pho addiction can be met a ton home while saving money!” -Shonda

Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

Thai Cucumber Salad“This was a big hit at our family dinner last night. Perfect paired with fresh watermelon, family and fun!” -Linda

Lemon Bars

5-Ingredient Lemon Bars“This was my first time making lemon squares and they turned out fabulous! Everybody loved them. I will be making these again, that’s for sure. Thanks for the recipe!” -Alex

Pad Thai Recipe

Pad Thai“Thank you so much for this recipe! I’ve tried pre-made pad Thai sauces from the supermarket before but they were never what I wanted. This one is exactly how I like my pad Thai and it’s absolutely delicious!” -AJ

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10 comments on “Your Favorite Recipes Of 2019”

  1. Thank you for posting this collection of recipes! Even though I saved all your original recipes/posts it’s great to have them all in one post We enjoy your recipes and blogs very much and share frequently.
    Happy New Year!

  2. These all look so good! I can’t wait to try some in our menu plan next week!


  3. One of my new years resolutions is to branch out and make more variety. And always my first “go to” when making something is your website Ali …so between the two, this will be a fun year of cooking!! Thank you for deliciousness!!!!

  4. Oh my gosh! I love pickled stuff! When I saw this easy recipe, I prepared them…and ate half the jar after 2 hours! They are amazing!! I took them to a Christmas get together…big hit! Sharing your site to them now.
    May your New Year be blessed…and THANK YOU for sharing your goodness!

  5. I tried both lasagne and mushroom pasta .My family loved it. Thank you for sharing these recipes.I love your blog and keep posting…………..

  6. thank you for putting this list together, I really appreciate the authentic sangria from your point of view in Spain!

  7. Such a delicious recipe! It’s so flexible. This is a perfect example of a “genius” recipe: It’s easy. It’s delicious. It’s healthy. It’s satisfying. It’s attractive. It’s adaptable. You write a wonderful article with many information. Anyone will love to read your article and get so many information through it. Your write very well. Keep it up.

  8. Hi Ali! I discovered your blog last year and it’s my favorite cooking blog now! Every recipe I tried worked out perfectly. I love that you use ingredients that are available in Europe. Keep going!

  9. I LOVE your recipes and the name of your site. Thank you so much.

  10. Hands down, best lasagna I’ve ever eaten!