Summer pasta in white wine sauce

peppers and onions

~ Shopping List ~ 1 pound dried fettuccine pasta 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 green bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, diced 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, diced 1/2 cup dry white wine (such as Pinot Grigio) 1/4 cup reserved pasta water kosher salt shredded Parmesan ~ What to do ~ Cook pasta according to package directions. Strain, but reserve 1/4 cup of pasta water. While your pasta is cooking, in a skillet large enough to fit …

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Broccoli & Pepper Strata

~ Shopping List ~ 9 Lasagna noodles 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1.5 cups defatted chicken stock 15 oz part-skim or nonfat ricotta cheese 1 egg 1 jar (15 ounces) roasted red peppers, well drained 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon dried parsley (2 tablespoons fresh) 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons herbs de province 10 ounces cooked spinach (fresh or frozen) 1 cups steamed chopped broccoli 203 tablespoons grate Parmesan cheese Tomato sauce of your choice (*optional) ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 350. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the lasagna …

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Fettuccine with Shrimp and Zucchini

~ Shopping List ~ 1 lb Fettuccine, dry 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 medium zucchini 1 lb large shrimp 1 cup dry white wine (not cooking wine) 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 tablespoons butter 6 lemon wedges dash chopped parsley ~ What to do ~ Cut zucchini into 2″ x 1/4″ sticks.  Peel and devein shrimp.  Cook fettuccine according to package directions.  While pasta is cooking, heat oil in large sauté pan over medium heat.  Add chopped garlic and parsley.  Cook for 1 minute.  Add zucchini.  Cook …

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Classic Chicken-Spinach Lasagna

~ Shopping List ~ 12 lasagna noodles 1 large onion 1 clove garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 1.33 lbs. cooked shredded chicken 2 jars (700ml each) pasta sauce 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley 500 grams ricotta cheese 300 grams fresh chopped (cooked) spinach 1 egg 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).  Cook lasagna noodles according to package. Sauté onion and garlic in oil until tender.  Add chicken.  Stir in pasta sauce and parsley.  Simmer for 5 minutes. In a separate bowl combine ricotta cheese, spinach and egg. Assemble the lasagna:  Spread …

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Italian Bake

~ Shopping List ~ 3 lbs chicken breast (cooked and shredded) 6 sausages (cooked), optional 2 jars spagetti sauce 1 lb penne 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese (or italian cheese mix) 500 grams ricotta cheese 300 grams fresh, chopped, cooked spinach 1 medium onion 1 medium bell pepper ~ What to do ~ Cook pasta according to package directions.  Mix all ingredients except mozzarella in bakcing dish.  Top with mozzarella cheese and back at 325 degrees (F) for 45 minutes.  

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