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Cajun Chicken Pasta // Substitute Spaghetti Squash For A Low Carb Option#fresh #fastfood #skillet

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How To Put Together Your Own Italian Wine And Antipasto Spread – How To Put Together Your Own Italian Wine And Antipasti Spread | Host The Toast Blog

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Creamy Italian Crock-pot Chicken – Creamy Italian Crock-pot Chicken- I Melted 2 Tablespoons Butter And Poured Over Chicken Then Substituted Cream Of Mushroom Soup And Dumped The Rest Ingredients In To A Crock Pot. Simple But Scrumptious! (added Sliced Mushrooms At The End.)

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Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and Parmesan

Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and Parmesan
Recipe type: Pasta
Serves: 4

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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces dried bow tie pasta
  • 6 slices bacon, cut crosswise into ½-inch thick slices
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled, and sliced crosswise
  • ⅔ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside, reserving ½ cup of the pasta water and the pot that was used to cook the pasta.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, place the the bacon in a cold pan, then place over medium heat.
  3. Cook until almost crisp, then add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon and garlic to the pot that was used to cook the pasta along with the avocados, parsley, lime zest and juice, Parmesan, the reserved pasta water, salt, and pepper.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low and gently cook the pasta until all of the ingredients are warmed through, then serve.Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and Parmesan

 

Creamy Fettuccine with White Beans and Basil

Creamy Fettuccine with White Beans and Basil
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Pasta
Serves: 4

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Ingredients
  • 10 ounces dried Fettuccine
  • 1 (14-ounce) can white beans such as Northern or Cannellini
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves, cut into ribbons
  • small basil leaves for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Cook the Fettuccine according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the pasta water, then drain.
  2. Place the pasta, pasta water, white beans, lemon zest, heavy cream, and Parmesan in the pot that was used to cook the pasta.
  3. Stir until the beans are warmed through and the cheese is melted, about 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in the lemon juice and fresh basil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, top with fresh basil leves, then serve.Creamy Fettuccine with White Beans and Basil

 

Individual Pizzas with Mushrooms and Spinach

Individual Pizzas with Mushrooms and Spinach
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Pizza
Serves: 4

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 pitas
  • 4 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups firmly packed baby spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 475ºF.
  2. Brush half of the vegetable oil on one side of the pitas and set aside.
  3. Place a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil followed by the mushrooms, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until the mushrooms begin to brown, about 7 minutes.
  5. Add the spinach and garlic, then stir until the spinach has wilted, about 2 minutes more.
  6. Transfer the spinach mixture to a plate.
  7. Place a baking sheet in the oven to preheat. Place the pitas, oil side down, on a clean work surface and spread with an even amount of marinara sauce, followed by the Mozzarella, the spinach mixture, Parmesan, and finally the oregano.
  8. Carefully place the pitas on the hot baking sheet and cook until the cheese has melted and browned, about 7 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool slightly, then cut each pizza into 4 wedges and enjoy.Individual Pizzas with Mushrooms and Spinach

 

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Pastries
Serves: 1 Loaf

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Ingredients
  • 1 loaf of french bread, cut in half lengthwise
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup basil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, combine butter, basil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Basil should still be chunky.
  3. Spread basil/butter mixture over cut halves of bread. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook in oven on foil-lined baking sheet for 10-15 minutes, or until bread reaches desired doneness.Basil Garlic Bread