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Monday, March 5, 2012

Recipe time!

This weekend I went through some cookbooks trying to plan our menu for this week and also trying to buy as few groceries as possible :)

My mother inlaw always buys me the latest Taste of Home cookbooks so this recpie came from that, it's easyish and the hubs loved it!


Tips: we didn't use as much chicken so we cut down the spices. Also mix your cornstarch with water before dumping it in otherwise it clumps!!


Tuscan Chicken

Ingredients

4 Chicken Breasts
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
2 Garlic Cloves Chopped
2 tsp Rosemary
1/2 tsp Sage
1/2 tsp Thyme
2 tbsp Olive Oil

Directions

In a large skillet cook and stir the garlic, rosemary, sage and thyme in oil for 1 minute
Add chicken and cook 5-7 minutes or until juices run clear


Vegetable Medley

Ingredients

1 cup Shells
1 Package Frozen Green Beans
1 tbsp Cornstarch
3/4 cup Chicken Broth
3 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
1/2 tsp Basil
1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
1 can Mushrooms Drained
1 Tomato Chopped

Directions

In a dutch oven (or pot) cook pasta adding beans during the last 5 minutes of cooking
Meanwhile combine cornstarch with water in a small bowl and then add chicken broth and stir until smooth
In a large saucepan, melt butter and add the mustard, basil, and garlic powder
Gradually stir in broth mixture
Bring mixture to boil
Cook and stir for 2 minutes until thickened (looks like gravy)
Drain pasta and beans; return to dutch oven add sauce and mushrooms toss to coat. Stir in chopped tomato


Linking up to the wonderful Katie! Check out her blog, she is going to make Julie Child's boeuf bourguignon!!






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6 comments:

Amy Klepser said...

Looks delish! I'll have to try it!

Katie said...

Looks really good!!! Way better than mine turned out :)

Thanks for linking up!

Blytheponytailparades said...

Mmmmm thanks for posting this! Looks divine :)

Gina Gao said...

This is a really good recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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Randee Hallmark said...

This looks WONDERFUL!!! Thanks for linking up!! I am your newest follower!!

Jenny Melrose said...

This looks delicious! We love anything that includes pasta. Thanks for sharing at Whimsy Wednesday over at The NY Melrose Family.

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