Sweet or Savory?

By: Victoria Phillips
Giada's Roman-Style Chicken

Nearly 1,400 Food Network Facebook fans responded when we asked the simple question: “Sweet or savory?” Many of you said savory, but even more of you said both. Find inspiration for your next meal in these highly rated recipes from your Food Network favorites.

Savory Recipes

Keep your New Year’s resolution on track by cooking up Giada’s Roman-Style Chicken (pictured above). Hearty diced tomatoes, prosciutto and bell peppers give this dish tons of flavor without a ton of calories. (One serving is only 266 calories!)

Try Ellie’s Three Bean and Beef Chili to warm up on a cold January day. Quick and easy, don’t be surprised if this becomes your go-to chili recipe.

Alton’s Good Eats Meatloaf puts a Southwestern spin on a traditional dish. With a kick of cayenne pepper, a dash of hot pepper sauce and even some chili powder, this isn’t Mama’s meatloaf.

Sweet Recipes

Turn French toast into a sweet casserole the whole family will love. Paula’s make-ahead version takes the guesswork out of weekend brunch.

Dinner rolls, butterscotch pudding, brown sugar and pecans make the Ultimate Coffee Cake a sweet success.

Make Ina’s Beatty’s Chocolate Cake for a moist treat that’s rich with a hint of coffee.

In case you want both savory and sweet at the same time, we've got you covered.

Aaron McCargo, Jr.’s Sweet and Savory Turkey Panini combines marble rye bread, smoked cheddar and maple syrup with a homemade chipotle mayo that really hits the spot. You can also make bite-sized Sweet and Savory Bruschetta for any occasion.

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