|So simple...and sooooo good!|
Well...Monday is almost over....yeah! Actually it was a gorgeous bright sunny day here...and although I ran a few errands after work, I still had plenty of time to make a delicious dinner afterwards. On one of my earlier blog posts, I posted a picture of a new flavor of Classico sauce..."Roasted Poblano Alfredo" that I had stumbled upon. Anyway, I've been mulling over some ideas about how I wanted to use it. There were a few recipe suggestions that were attached to the jar lid. I took one of them and embellished it....and I must tell you, it turned out wonderful!
The recipe consisted of only a few ingredients....a bag of cheese tortellini (I used frozen because I can keep it on hand), grilled sliced chicken breasts, cherry tomatoes (tiny little "Santa Sweets" grape tomatoes), 1 jar of Classico Roasted Poblano Alfredo sauce, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, fresh chopped Italian parsley....that's it! You can see how beautiful it turned out...and it was as delicious as it was pretty!
|Just a few good ingredients combined together turned into a really delicious meal|
|While hubby grilled the boneless chicken breasts, I sliced and briefly sauteed some sliced grape tomatoes in olive oil (please...if I ever say EVOO...shoot me...that Rachel Ray gets on my nerves after a while)....sorry, back to cooking. So, the chicken was grilling and the tomatoes were sauteing, I chopped my fresh Italian parsley while my cheese tortellini was boiling (which by the way only takes 2 minutes to boil).|
|And....TA-DA...a delicious meal is served|
|Eating with your eyes is almost as important as eating with your mouth, don't you think?|
Well...this meal took me approximately 20-25 minutes from start to finish. And honestly, you'd be hard pressed to find a meal any better at any local restaurant, I promise! It is a feast for the eyes as well as the soul....Bon appetit!
That looks so gooooooood and so easy!!!!
Wish I had a big plate of it right now!!!! It looks so beautiful and picturesque!!!!
Yum! Thank you for sharing your recipe, I added it to my meal plan for the coming month :) I tried this new sauce for the first time tonight and it is *perfect*, reminds me of the spicy creme sauce they make at Cafe Brazil here in Dallas. I served it on top of southwestern crepes and it was hard to eat just one! For the filling I used leftovers of my favorite crockpot recipe--2lbs chicken, 1 can black beans drained, 1 can corn drained, 24oz jar of salsa. Cook on low until tender then shred with fork. Serve over rice, or mix with rice/cheese/refried beans to make burritos, or mix with a jar of alfredo and 1/2lb of pasta (we like radiatore)--so many variations and so few dishes to wash! :)
Thanks...I hope you like it! Your recipe for your crockpot chicken dish sounds delicious too. I will try making that myself -- I love coming home to meals made in the crockpot! Thanks for sharing your recipe!
I had to come back and share my latest favorite way to eat this sauce! I mixed the dregs of the jar with ketchup to make a spicy dip for sweet potatoe fries--delicious! :) I used to like Costco's sweet potatoe fries but now I just might crave them!
That sounds delicious Rachel! I like sweet potato fries too -- I would never have thought to do that with the tail end of the sauce and ketchup...I will have to try that.
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