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October, 2011

  1. Cream of Mushroom Italian Sausage Pasta

    October 11, 2011 by AmazinglyWonderful

    Needed

    Italian sausage (cut out of the casing)

    1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    pasta

    an onion

    3 cloves garlic, minced

    1 (28 oz) can Italian-style plum tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped

    can of cream of mushroom soup

    half can of milk

     

    The Doing

    In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat.

    Add sausage, stirring occasionally to break up large clumps. Cook until completely browned.

    Stir in onion, garlic and red pepper, cooking until tender.

    Stir in tomatoes, soup and milk. Simmer until mixture thickens, 5 minutes.

    Stir cooked pasta into sauce and heat through.

     

    Other ways to try it:

    Add some chopped carrots or zucchini with the onions.

    Add kale or spinach with the tomatoes.

    Substitute Bulgar wheat, barley, potatoes or roasted vegetables in place of the pasta.


  2. Peanut Chicken

    October 11, 2011 by AmazinglyWonderful

    Needed

    boneless skinless chicken

    bottle of peanut sauce (found it in the Publix ethnic aisle)

    salt, pepper, garlic (or whatever your go-to seasoning is)

    cooking oil

     

    The Doing

    Heat pan on stove top, add a few tblsp oil

    Cut the chicken into strips

    add chicken to hot pan, season chicken ( I guess you could do this before you add to pan)

    Cook, stirring as necessary, until done.

    At the same time, put some peanut sauce to the bottom of a mixing bowl.

    When chicken is done, add to bowl and mix up. Add more peanut sauce if necessary.

    Serve over rice.