Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Day 21 - A Recipe

This recipe is from  This meal is really tasty and really easy to do and most importantly...the kids love it!

Chicken Primavera with Parmesan Pasta
1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 Tbs EVOO, divided
2 Tbs fresh Italian parsley, coarsely chopped (I used dried parsley)
1 tsp dried Italian seasoning, divided
1/2 c dry white wine
2 medium yellow squash
1 medium zucchini
1 c fresh green beans
2 fresh garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
1 c matchstick carrots
1 c pre-diced onions (I just bought and onion and cut it myself)
1 (14.5-oz) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes, undrained (I used the publix brand)

1. Preheat large saute pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes.  Season chicken with salt and pepper.  Place 1 Tbs EVOO in pan, then add chicken; cook 2-3 minutes on each side until browned.  While chicken cooks, chop parsley.
2. Add parsley, 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, and wine to chicken.  Reduce heat to medium-low and cover; simmer 6-8 minutes or until 165 degrees F.
3. Cut squash and zucchini in half lengthwise; then cut into 1/4" thick slices.  Trim ends of beans; cut into 2" long lengths.  Chop garlic.
4. Remove chicken from pan.  Add 1 Tbs EVOO, 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, and garlic to pan;  cook 1 minute.  Stir in remaining ingredients (except tomatoes); cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
5. Stir in tomatoes; cook 4-5 more minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Parmesan Pasta
12 oz penne pasta
2 Tbs shredded Parmesan cheese
1 Tbs herb garlic butter ( I used Land o' Lakes brand garlic butter)

1. Prepare pasta following package directions
2. Drain pasta; Place in large serving bowl.  Stir in cheese and butter.  Place vegetable mixture on top of pasta.  Cut chicken into bite size strips and add to pasta and veggies.


Anonymous said...

Well, might I just say, "YUMM-O". I am writing this receipe down!


Kelly Spezzano said...

Two questions: When would you like us to be at your house for dinner? And may I please get a doggie bag? :)

Brittany said...

You are making my belly growl!