Italian Category

Monday Night Lemon Chicken Pasta

Monday, May 9th, 2005

Ingredients * 3 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces * 2 tablespoons butter * 2 cloves garlic, minced * 1 can chicken broth * 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice * pepper to taste * 1 bunch fresh basil or dried basil to taste * 2 teaspoons corn starch * 1 package linguine Directions Cook […]

Mozzarella and Tomatoes

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

Ingredients * mozzarella * tomatoes, sliced * fresh basil leaves Directions Slice mozarella and tomatoes. Place on plate slightly layered, alternating between tomato and mozarella. Top with basil leaves.

Pasta Rustica

Thursday, March 31st, 2005

Ingredients * 2 tablespoons olive oil * 1 medium onion, diced * 2 cloves garlic, minced * 3/4 pound chicken or turkey sausage, casings removed * 1 teaspoon basil * 1 teaspoon oregano * 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes * 1 can tomatoes in puree * 1/4 teaspoon salt * 1 pound penne pasta […]

Pesto Sauce

Thursday, March 31st, 2005

Ingredients * 3 cups basil leaves * 1 clove garlic * 1/4 cup parmesian * 1/4 cup olive oil * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions Process basil leaves in a cuisinart. Add garlic to cuisinart and process. Add parmesian, olive oil, salt and pepper and blend until it forms a thick paste.

Risotto Casserole

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup risotto 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup parmesian Directions Heat oven to 400. Boil chicken.  Cut cooked chicken into bite size pieces and set aside. In a dutch […]

Roasted Tomato Pasta

Monday, April 11th, 2005

Ingredients * 3 tablespoons pine nuts * 2 pounds roma tomatoes, cored and chopped * 3 tablespoons olive oil * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon pepper * 1 cup fresh basil, chopped * 2 cloves garlic, minced * 1/4 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained (optional) * 1/4 cup dry white wine * 1/4 […]

Summer Pasta

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Ingredients * 1 pound fresh pasta * 1/2 cup white wine * 2 cloves garlic * 1/2 pound green beans * 1 pint cherry tomatoes Directions # Cook pasta according to directions on package. Blanche the green beans. # In a sauce pan over medium heat, boil wine until reduced. Add garlic and cook, stirring, […]

The World’s Best Lasagna

Monday, May 9th, 2005

Ingredients 1 package of Lasagna noodles 1 15 ounce container of Ricotta cheese 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese, grated 1 large ball of mozzarella, grated 1 jar of pasta sauce 1/2 lb of ground beef 1 lb of ground pork 1 […]

Tuscan Pea Soup

Tuesday, April 12th, 2005

Ingredients * 2 tablespoons olive oil * 2 cups onion, diced * 8 cloves garlic, minced * 4 cups water * 1 teaspoon rosemary, minced * 3/4 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon pepper * 3 cans (15.5 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained * 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained * 1-2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar […]

White Cheese and Sausage Pasta

Tuesday, April 12th, 2005

Ingredients * 1 pound spicy sasuage * 2 tablespoons butter * 3 tablespoons flour * 2 cups milk * 6 cups cooked ziti * 3/4 cup parmesian cheese * 1/4 teaspoon salt * 1/2 cup mozarella cheese, shredded Directions Preheat oven to 400?. Cook pasta according to directions on the package. Drain. Remove sausage from […]