Mother's Day Sale - Free
tour of our home
browse my recipes
Shop the store
the everyday occasions store
ribbon Pink Bakery boxes
kitchen brush set
cleaning bottles
IMG5 IMG8365
linens kitchen
spring collection enamelware
appetizer plates linens
IMG8244 IMG8287
lilac linens spring table setting
IMG7249 IMG6932
favorite pillows clean bottles collection
bath brush essentials
lilac french tumbler candle
IMG8271 IMG8866
willow vase bucket small willow vase
IMG6888 IMG9883
kitchen essentials baking sheets & parchment
m70 m71
pastry bag roll of 100 baking supplies
platter collection linens
m78 m79
baking supplies bread board collection
m82 m83
classic throws linen pillow covers
reclaimed bread boards
linen storage ideas
m88 m89
Baking pantry DIY
m92 m93
paper & stationery everyday tags

Monday, July 19, 2010

Recipes | Pasta with Chicken and Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce

Target is now carrying a line of Giada De Laurentiis' cookware and specialty food items. Using her Fusilli pasta and sundried tomato sauce I created a great dinner - Pasta with Grilled Chicken, Mushrooms, and a sundried tomato cream sauce.

1 pound of fusilli pasta
1 pound of chicken breast
1 cup of mushrooms, sliced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3 tablespoons of sundried tomato pesto sauce
1/4 cup of cream
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt & pepper
parmesan cheese
fresh basil

Prepare the chicken for the grill by drizzling it with olive oil and sprinkling it with salt & pepper. Grill the chicken for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then slice it into 1/4 inch thick strips. Set aside. (Can be done before hand, or can use leftovers!)

Prepare a large pot of salted boiling water for the pasta. When you put in the pasta, you can begin the sauce.

In a separate saute pan, add olive oil and mushrooms. Cook for about 3 minutes, then add garlic. Next, add the sundried tomato pesto - stir and coat the mushrooms and chicken. Add in heavy cream and stir - mixing the pesto and cream. Add about 1/2 cup of the pasta water to thin pesto and cream. Bring to a slow boil and reduce sauce until it has thickened.

When the pasta is done take it directly from the water and put it into the sauce, tossing it. Add the chicken. Season with salt & pepper, if necessary. Garnish with parmesan cheese & fresh basil.

No comments:

Post a Comment

home entertaining and ifestyle expert
join the
Mother's Day Sale - Free m11 ribbon m12 Pink Bakery boxes IMG8375 linens IMG0864 kitchen IMG8646 spring collection IMG8253 enamelware m74 pastry bag roll of 100 m75 baking supplies m31 IMG8645 home m6 IMG8992 recipe m66 m65