Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tuesday Treats 5-24

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I stole this recipe from another blogger Faith, Trust & a Little Pixie Dust back in October of 2010. Having a love for Italian food, I HAD to try it. I also ask you to try this recipe as you will want to make it ALL THE TIME!!!

Penne Rosa
1 precooked roasted chicken
1 tsp. Montreal Steak Seasoning
1/2 lb. penne pasta
2 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 - 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup heavy cream
salt & pepper to taste
1 Tbsp. fresh parsley - cut up
6-8 basil leaves - cut up
Parmesan cheese for garnishment

Boil water for pasta & put pasta on to cook. Cut chicken breast meat off chicken. (I leave it in pretty good-sized chunks). Melt butter in a large skillet. Add olive oil & garlic. Cook for just a few seconds. Add chicken breast chunks and Montreal Steak Seasoning. Add chicken broth, tomato sauce, cream, salt & pepper. When pasta is cooked (not too soggy!), drain & add. Add basil & parsley. Serve warm & garnish with fresh Parmesan cheese.

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