Showing posts with label Pasta. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pasta. Show all posts

Amazing Manicotti Recipe

November 17, 2019
This direction has 3 steps therefore it’s a touch additional intense then most of the recipes I post. But…..they are straightforward steps and trust Maine after I say it’s therefore worthwhile. I typically bust these out concerning 2-3 times a year.

Amazing Manicotti Recipe
Amazing Manicotti Recipe

They’re excellent to form for company or once friends come back to dinner, and typically I create them on Valentine’s Day. though I actually have been legendary to form them on a dailyday} Th or Tuesday every currently so.

One batch of this direction makes 10-12 stuffed pasta noodles. I typically double this direction and after we have company I typically triple it. The leftovers, as is true with most Italian food, ar even higher consequent day.

Amazing Manicotti Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 10-12 manicotti noodles cooked al dente according to package directions

FOR THE SAUCE:

  • 6 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 large cloves garlic, finely minced or put through press
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 (15 ounce cans) diced tomatoes
  • 2 (8 ounce cans) tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • dash of pepper

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 15 ounce container Ricotta Cheese
  • ¼ pound Mozzarella cheese, grated (about 1 cup)
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • More Parmesean Cheese for topping

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat olive oil in a heavy pan and saute the onion, garlic and parsley until garlic is golden and onion in transparent. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and simmer uncovered for 25-30 minutes until sauce is nicely thickened.
  2. Make the cheese filling by combining the ricotta cheese, grated mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, dried parsley, sugar, salt and pepper.
  3. When sauce is done simmering, pour half of the sauce in the bottom of the dish you plan to bake the manicotti in.
  4. Fill each al dente noodle with filling. I use a spoon to put some in each side of the noodle and do my best to get it evenly distributed in the noodle.
  5. Place each noodle in the baking dish on top of the sauce you poured in.
  6. When each noodle is placed pour the remaining sauce over the noodles.
  7. Cover pan with foil and bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes.
  8. Remove foil sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and return to oven for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve an Enjoy!

Vegan Creamy Chipotle Pasta

November 14, 2019
This sauce is super wealthy and creamy. the bottom of the sauce is formed with integrated cashews, which supplies the sauce a fashionable cream like feeling. The smoke-cured paprika and jalapeno add depth of flavour and a delicate smokiness, that pairs dead with recent cherry tomatoes. There’s a touch little bit of heat to the current sauce with the addition of chili flakes.

Vegan Creamy Chipotle Pasta
Vegan Creamy Chipotle Pasta

I served this sauce over rice fettuccini for a straightforward gluten-free dinner. This meal is pretty filling on its own, however I additionally wish to sprinkle it with hemp hearts for an additional boost of supermolecule. It’s super fast to form, and therefore the sauce comes along in minutes whereas you saute the opposite ingredients.

Vegan Creamy Chipotle Pasta

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ⅛ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large handfuls spinach, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chili flakes

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and continue to cook over medium heat until the tomatoes are soft and cooked down, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce by blending the soaked cashews, water, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika, chipotle, salt, and pepper. Blend until fully smooth. Add the blended sauce into the pot along with the spinach and chili flakes. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes until the sauce is warmed and the spinach is wilted.
  3. Serve over your pasta of choice.

Chicken Bacon Spinach Pasta

September 06, 2019
This straightforward Chicken Bacon Spinach alimentary paste has the most effective creamy Alfredo sauce and can quickly become your favorite dinner recipe!

“This tastes like it’s from a edifice.” Ahhh…music to my food blogging ears. thanks married man. He doesn’t lie either. In fact, he’s savagely honest regarding my recipes. however this one, is without doubt a keeper.

Chicken Bacon Spinach Pasta

The contemporary tomatoes and spinach combine dead along, and that i ne'er met a creamy garlic Parmesan sauce that I didn’t like. As easy as this formula is, there ar some tips on searing chicken that you just ought to rake 1st. Chicken that’s cooked properly makes all the distinction once you’re preparation.

Of course you'll be able to conjointly use any reasonably alimentary paste that you just wish for this meal, my husband simply happens to be a alimentary paste kind of guy. alimentary paste is additionally ideal for chunky and meaty dishes like this one. It’s straightforward to grab a pleasant huge forkful that features a bit style of everything.

Chicken Bacon Spinach Pasta

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 Tablespoon flour Optional
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, large in size
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning a combo of thyme, oregano, & basil
  • Salt/Pepper to taste
  • 4 bacon strips
  • 10 oz. penne pasta
  • Garlic Parmesan Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 + 1/3 cups half and half
  • 1 + 1/3 cups Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups spinach uncooked

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Shred the Parmesan cheese and set it aside to allow it to get to room temperature.
  2. Toss the cheese with ½ Tablespoon of flour. This is optional but will help the sauce remain smooth when the cheese is melted into it.
  3. In a large cast-iron skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil on medium-high heat.
  4. Butterfly the chicken breast and cut the seam to create 2 thinner slices, each about an inch thick. Season each side generously with Italian seasoning and desired amounts of salt and pepper.
  5. Sear the chicken in the hot skillet on each side. Refrain from moving the chicken around as it sizzles, it will hinder the nice golden sear color. If the pan gets too hot, reduce the heat to medium. Each side will take 3-5 minutes. Once each side is a nice, golden brown and the middle is cooked, set the chicken aside.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium low and add the bacon to the same skillet. Low and slow is the best way to cook bacon.
  7. While the bacon cooks, prepare the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  8. Once the bacon is cooked and crisp on each side, use tongs to remove it from the pan. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the pan, and add the garlic. Cook for about 60 seconds.
  9. Increase the heat to medium and gradually add in the flour, whisking constantly.
  10. Temper the half and half by heating it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add the half and half to the skillet and increase the heat to medium-high, stirring constantly. Once it starts to lightly bubble, decrease the heat to low.
  11. Slowly sprinkle in the Parmesan cheese, stirring as you do so.
  12. Once well-combined, add the tomatoes, spinach, and red pepper flakes. Cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes have softened slightly. Use a silicone spatula to gently mix in the penne.
  13. Slice the chicken into strips and place it back in the pan, over the pasta. Sprinkle the top with bacon, and serve!

BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

May 03, 2019
BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad is certain to grow to be a picnic preferred this spring and summer. It’s creamy and complete of smoky taste from Hidden Valley® Ranch Honey BBQ Dressing, one in every of four new Hidden Valley® Dressings available now at Walmart.

It also has sour cream, black beans, corn, pink bell pepper, purple onion, cilantro, diced hen, shredded cheddar cheese, and the excellent crunch of corn chips.

BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad is always a own family favourite. It’s considered one of my preferred sides at some point of the warm weather months. And i love it a lot I frequently add a protein to it so it can be eaten as a full meal.

You could toss the substances for this BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad collectively in  no time and feature a massive bowl of scrumptious pasta salad that may feed the entire neighborhood.

BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 pound pasta, I used cavatappi, cooked until al dente
  • 1 cup Hidden Valley® Honey BBQ Dressing
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned corn, drained
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup corn chips
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Vicinity cooked pasta in a big bowl.
  2. Stir together Hidden Valley® Honey BBQ Dressing and bitter cream and pour over pasta. Toss to combine.
  3. Upload all ultimate substances, besides corn chips, and stir to mix.
  4. Refrigerate till geared up to serve and sprinkle corn chips on pinnacle just earlier than serving.

Chicken Orzo Pasta Recipe

April 12, 2019
Orzo pasta bursting with italian fowl and vegges bathed in a creamy parmesan tomato sauce to your table in only over 30 minutes and all made in a single pot! 

This Italian chook and Orzo Pasta recipe is one of those food you crave lengthy after your remaining chew.  even though it is an clean one pot meal, it ranks proper up there with my sun-Dried Tomato Pasta, Italian Meatball Skillet, and Tortellini Al Forno which require some extra steps.

Chicken Orzo Pasta Recipe

Creamy Parmesan tomato bathed orzo, juicy hen, tender crisp veggies and greater freshly grated Parmesan.  I’m so in love.

And don’ t you just like it while you delectable cravings show up to be easy to make AND clean to smooth up?  That doesn’t appear frequently sufficient for me, besides in the case of sluggish Cooker food (i like you!), so i'm more giddy over this couldn’t-be-any-extra-scrumptious One Pot Italian bird and Orzo.

Chicken Orzo Pasta Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts chopped into bite size (approx.1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons pesto, divided
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup zucchini, quartered
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 14.5 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Garnish (optional):

  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • fresh parsley

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Warmth olive oil in a massive NONSTICK pan over medium high heat until particularly warm. Toss bird with 1 tablespoon pesto and upload to pan along side onions, carrots and zucchini. Sauté for 3 minutes then add pink bell pepper, orzo and garlic and cook a further 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in beaten tomatoes, 2 tablespoons pesto, fowl broth, chook bouillon and seasonings. deliver to a simmer, cover and reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 8-12 minutes, or till vegetables and orzo are tender, stirring each 5 minutes so the orzo doesn’t burn, masking pot after each stir.
  3. Stir in Parmesan cheese. taste and season with extra salt and pepper if preferred. Garnish with sparkling Parmesan and parsley (elective).

Delicious Shrimp Pasta Recipe

April 04, 2019
That is a proper Italian Shrimp Pasta recipe, the real manner Italian domestic cooks and chefs make shrimp pasta. The pasta is fresh, healthful, with an simply mouthwatering selfmade tomato sauce. it's best served with a crusty skillet garlic bread or other facet dishes in Italian recipes.

There are many recipes and versions of shrimp pasta however nowadays i'm going to proportion with you a proper Italian shrimp pasta, much like the way it’s served in eating places in Italy.

Delicious Shrimp Pasta Recipe

I have simply come again from Italy, journeying from Milan to Lake Como, onto the Ligurian coast and Cinque Terre. It became an superb trip and delicious nevertheless. each day I indulged in numerous varieties of pasta and mouthwatering Italian cuisine.

I spoke to cooks, domestic cooks and restaurateurs even as savoring the delicious Italian meals and discovered so much about Italian pasta and a way to make pasta nicely.

Delicious Shrimp Pasta Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 oz spaghetti pasta
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 4 oz Campari tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon
  • 4 oz peeled and deveined shrimp or jumbo prawn, butterflied
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Italian parsley

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Deliver a pot of salted water to boil. cook the spaghetti al dente, in keeping with bundle education. 
  2. In a skillet or pan on medium-low warmth, upload the greater virgin olive oil. Saute the garlic till scorching but no longer browned. upload the tomatoes, fowl broth and chicken bouillon. As soon as it bubbles, add the shrimp. prepare dinner and stir until the shrimps are cooked and the tomatoes destroy down. 
  3. Add the spaghetti, salt and generous dose of freshly floor black pepper. Stir to mix well. flip off the warmth. 
  4. Pinnacle the Shrimp Pasta with chopped Italian parsley and serve straight away.

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