Browsing "Pasta"
May 15, 2016 - Casserole, Chicken, Meat, Pasta    Comments Off on Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (13.25 ounce) package uncooked whole grain penne pasta (can substitute with rotini or other similar small pasta)
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 ½ lbs. raw chicken breast tenders (or thinly sliced chicken breast)
  • 1 ½ cups reduced-fat shredded mozzarella (or Italian blend) cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup whole wheat Panko breadcrumbs or whole wheat Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 13-inch by 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Add pasta, marinara sauce, and water to the dish and stir to combine.
  4. Place chicken in a single layer on top.
  5. Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  6. Bake the covered dish for 30 minutes.
  7. Uncover; stir.
  8. Spread mozzarella over the top and sprinkle with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake uncovered for 5-10 more minutes

 

May 15, 2016 - Hamburger, Meat, Pasta    Comments Off on Hamburger Pasta

Hamburger Pasta

Hamburger Pasta
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 ½ cups cooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 ½ tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 minced garlic
  • ½ tablespoon basil
  • ½ tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of salt (to taste)
  • ¾ cup of shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. In a pan brown ground beef with garlic.
  2. Drain and place back in pan.
  3. Add dry ingredients and then pour water and milk, mix thoroughly.
  4. Add pasta to pan and bring to a boil.
  5. Once at a boil cover and reduce heat.
  6. Stir in shredded cheese.
  7. Cook on low to medium heat until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
  8. Once pasta is tender remove from heat and serve.