Chicken Fettuccine with Asparagus & Peas

Chicken Fettuccine with Asparagus & Peas

This pasta dish was delicious and so easy!  I purchased the rotisserie chicken on grocery store day, removed the meat and put it in the freezer until I was ready to make this dish.  Delicious!  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 (1-pound) bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed & chopped 3 cloves garlic, sliced ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon … [Read more...]

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

This recipe was a big hit at my house.  Everybody loved it.  I served it with garlic bread and a salad.  You could easily make it ahead and pop it in the oven later.  It would freeze well, too. Ingredients: (1) 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 (25-ounce) jars marinara sauce 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup sour cream 1 … [Read more...]

Spinach Artichoke Rigatoni

Spinach Artichoke Rigatoni

Yes, another artichoke recipe.  My husband loves artichokes so I make them a lot.  He really enjoyed this combination, especially the way I modified it! Ingredients: 3 cups uncooked rigatoni or large tube pasta 1 package (10 ounces) frozen creamed spinach 1 can (14-ounce) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained & quartered (1) 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella … [Read more...]

Ham & Cheese Bowties

Ham & Cheese Bowties

I thought this might taste like macaroni and cheese with ham thrown in but it didn’t.  I’m not sure why but it had a different flavor – delicious!  And this is likely to be a kid pleaser, too.  Serve it with a green salad and call it a meal. Ingredients: 8 ounces bowtie pasta ¼ cup butter 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black … [Read more...]

Easy Mac & Cheese Veggie Chicken Casserole

Easy Mac & Cheese Veggie Chicken Casserole 1

You know how you have certain recipes that you make for company and other recipes you make for everyday? This is an everyday recipe.  It’s nothing spectacular but it tastes good and is easy to prepare.  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted, divided 1 cup milk 8 ounces cooked rotini pasta 2 cups diced cooked chicken 4 cups frozen … [Read more...]

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

I found this recipe while looking through Good Housekeeping magazine – it’s from www.CampbellsKitchen.com.  Very good.  I’ll definitely be making it again.  And if you don’t like broccoli, you can substitute another vegetable or leave the vegetable out completely. Ingredients: 8 oz. linguine (1) 1 cup fresh or frozen broccoli florets (2) 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/2 pounds skinless, … [Read more...]

Honey-Garlic Angel Hair

Honey-Garlic Angel Hair

This pasta side dish is quick and easy to make and is a great accompaniment to any kind of meat. Ingredients: 1 package (16 ounces) angel hair pasta 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup butter or margarine ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried thyme ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, … [Read more...]