Monday, May 14, 2012

Monday's "Hearty" Pasta

This evening I put together a quick, beautiful and tasty pasta dinner in under 30 minutes.  A couple of months ago I picked up a bag of gourmet multi-colored heart shaped imported Italian pasta at Fresh Market in Atlanta.  I've been wanting to try it, but didn't want to make a sauce that the little hearts would get lost in.  So...I diced a boneless Perdue chicken breast and sauteed it in a little olive oil, then poured about 1/2 of a jar of DelGrosso Vodka sauce over the chicken and let it simmer about 20 minutes while the pasta cooked and I made a salad.  I made a chopped side salad and heated up some leftover Easy Cheesy Bread from Saturday night's dinner.  I was careful not to overcook the pasta so the cute little hearts wouldn't break.  I mean seriously...nobody wants to HAVE a broken heart, much less eat one!  ;-)  I served the meal on rectangular plates that really accentuated the different shapes and was a simple and delicious meal.  Check out the pic below.  Enjoy!


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