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Top 15 Recipes of 2019

    We put together the all-time most popular recipes of 2019. These are the top-rated, reader favorites for the year. Some of these may surprise you! These have been tested and reviewed by hundreds of happy cooks. It’s been such an honor to see photos of these recipes recreated across the internet. If you make any of these and post a picture, please tag me #natashaskitchen so I can see them!

    4 of the top 15 recipes for 2019

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    Over 1,000 RECIPES!

    OUR TEAM: It’s been a big year for us at Natasha’s Kitchen! We have grown to a team of 5 which includes my husband Vadim, my assistants Svetlana (who is also my sister), as well as my assistants Alla and Alysha who all help me so much behind the scenes.

    WOAH: We have published over 1,000 recipes which makes my head spin a little and we’ve put out some of our best content ever. We filmed 50 new videos this year which brings us to a grand total of 224 videos. With that many videos, there are bound to be great bloopers (stay tuned for this Friday’s Bloopers Video)!

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    What’s Next for Natasha’s Kitchen:

    Every year we make plans and resolutions but God always goes above and beyond what we could hope for or imagine so I’m super excited for what He brings in 2020. Also, thank YOU for following along with our blog and social channels. You all make this work such a joy.

    NEW PROJECTS: My sister Svetlana is heading up a new project and I can’t wait to share it with you all but I have to keep it under wraps for now. We’re going to crank out more videos for you all and it’s just going to get better and better because we can’t help but lift that bar higher and higher. Also, hoping to get going on that cookbook this year so if you know an amazing agent or publisher, let me know!

    NEW RECIPES: We plan to continue posting new recipes every Tuesday and a new recipe video every Friday. We’ve already filmed the first few videos for the year and I can tell you it’s going to be a delicious year. If you have any recipe suggestions for this or recipes you’d like to share, I would love to hear from you in a comment below or by email: natasha @ natashaskitchen.com (no spaces)

    YOUTUBE is EXPLODING: We’re so excited that our YouTube cooking channel is almost at the next milestone of 1,000,000 subscribers which is so amazing! Thank you for subscribing!! Click to subscribe if you haven’t already and click on the BELL icon to get updates when we post a new video.

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    How We Determined the Most Popular Recipes:

    • Recipes with the most visitors (based on google analytics)
    • The most reader-made recipes (when you hashtagged #natashaskitchen or shared in our VIP Private Facebook Group)
    • Recipes with highest and most star ratings (see ratings below)

    Our Absolute Best Recipes of 2019:

    We’re counting down to the most popular recipe on our blog for 2019.

    #15 Zuppa Toscana (4.94 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 59 votes)

    This is a restaurant copycat recipe that tastes even better homemade. This is also on our family’s regular rotation. Zuppa Toscana is so satisfying.

    Zuppa Toscana in soup pot

    #14 Chicken Tetrazzini (4.93 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 98 votes)

    A comforting and supremely cheese chicken pasta bake. We love one-pot meals like this one. This is a reader and family favorite.

    Chicken Tetrazzini is a comforting, cheesy, supremely creamy chicken pasta bake. This chicken pasta casserole will have your family refilling their bowls!

    #13 Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry (4.96 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 41 votes)

    Oh yum! This beef and broccoli recipe is even better than takeout. It has the very best sauce and you all agree. Read the glowing reviews. This is one of the most made recipes (per your #natashaskitchen) that I am seeing right now on Instagram and Facebook.

    Beef and Broccoli Stir fry

    #12 Baklava (4.91 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 304 votes)

    This Baklava is better than any storebought version and it’s the syrup that makes it. Watch the video and you’ll be a pro in no time!

    A tray of Baklava cut into diamonds.

    #11 Strawberry Pretzel Salad (4.75 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 143 votes)

    Every time any holiday rolls around, this Strawberry Pretzel salad is front and center. It’s make-ahead and is dangerously delicious.

    This strawberry pretzel salad is always a hit at parties. It's a strawberry jello dessert that is dangerously good! It's sweet, salty, tart and irresistible!

    #10 Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad (4.89 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 286 votes)

    This avocado salad is our most requested party salad. It is so simple to make and you will want the dressing on all your salads!

    This Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad recipe is a keeper! Easy, Excellent Salad | natashaskitchen.com

    #9 Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon (4.92 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 297 votes)

    This Baked Salmon recipe first became popular in 2012. It’s still kicking and one of the all-time most popular salmon recipes around.

    A skillet with four salmon fillets with lemon slices on top.

    #8 Creamy Shrimp Pasta (4.93 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 110 votes)

    This is a famous copycat recipe and I love it even better than the restaurant version. This shrimp alfredo pasta is creamy, rich and delicious with plump juicy shrimp.

    Creamy Shrimp Pasta reminds me of my favorite dish at Olive Garden with plump juicy shrimp and the easiest alfredo sauce. Rave reviews on this shrimp pasta! | natashaskitchen.com

    #7 Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken (4.86 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 122 votes)

    This is the easiest slow cooker chicken recipe and results in fall-apart tender shredded chicken. It’s so good in buns as sandwiches with coleslaw.

    A pile of BBQ chicken with a wooden spoon in the chicken.

    #6 Roasted Pork Tenderloin (4.92 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 340 votes)

    The easiest way to get super juicy and tender pork tenderloin. See why everyone raves about this method.

    A tried and true, quick and easy method for baked pork tenderloin. So juicy, tender & delicious! | NatashasKitchen.com

    #5 Avocado Chicken Salad (4.9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 298 votes)

    The world fell in love with this Avocado Chicken Salad recipe after it went viral on Facebook. This video on Facebook alone has 180,000,000 views. It’s also my son’s favorite salad.

    chicken avocado salad in bowl

    #4 Moms Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo (4.88 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 58 votes)

    I grew up eating this creamy but light Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo pasta and I love that it has become a favorite for so many of you as well. It has a light sauce that uses half and half but it’s just as satisfying.

    Mom's creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo has been a family favorite for years! Classic Chicken Alfredo is a feel good comfort food - so creamy but light! | natashaskitchen.com

    #3 Philly Cheesesteak (4.96 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 22 votes)

    This classic Philly Cheesesteak is a new favorite for the year. It shot up to the #1 Philly Cheesesteak recipe right out fo the gate. It’s THAT GOOD. This is the real deal and the classic way to make a Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich.

    Philly cheesesteak served on hoagie roll with fries and ketchup

    #2 Meatloaf (4.93 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 138 votes)

    This meatloaf has the best tangy glaze and it has become the internet’s favorite meatloaf. Just looking at it makes my mouth water. Have you tried it yet?

    A plate of food, with three meatloaf slices on top of mashed potatoes and asparagus on the side.

    #1 Fish Tacos (4.96⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from 197 votes)

    We make these ALL THE TIME! They have the best fish taco sauce and are perfect for parties because everyone builds their own tacos. I love that your favorite recipe is also ours. If you haven’t tried these fish tacos, get on it!

    A close up of Fish Tacos with fish sauce on top of the tacos.

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    I can’t say it enough but thank you, thank you, thank you for your support over the past 10 years of this blog’s life. Some of you have been here from the beginning and a warm welcome to everyone who is here for the first time. I’m so happy you’re here! Wishing you all a wonderful, blessed, prosperous and healthy New Year!

    If you have any recipe requests or recipes to share, please let me know in a comment below.

    Loads of Love, Natasha

    Natasha Kravchuk

    Welcome to my kitchen! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Thanks for stopping by! We are so happy you're here.

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    • Deanna Martin
      March 14, 2021

      Do you have any cookbooks out? Don’t want to miss anything.


      • Natasha's Kitchen
        March 14, 2021

        Hi Deanna, not at the moment but I am already working on it.


    • Cathy Clarke
      November 9, 2020

      New to your site but will be back. Made the fish tacos with lime crema sauce which were delicious! 5 stars


      • Natasha's Kitchen
        November 9, 2020

        Thank you for sharing and for the 5 stars, Cathy! I hope you love every recipe that you will try.


    • Elaine
      October 5, 2020

      Your recipes and videos make me want to cook and believe me I don’t cook! Tried one of your apple pie recipes and loved it. Then I tried the filet Mignon in mushroom sauce…not so good. I had trouble getting the sauce to thicken and could not figure out why. Maybe I did not cook off the alcohol enough? Any ideas?


      • Natashas Kitchen
        October 5, 2020

        Hi Elaine, hmm – that is one of our more popular recipes, it sounds like maybe something did go wrong. I would follow each step and yes, make sure to cook down that wine.


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