Snow days make me want to cook!! Something about being cooped up that pushes me into the kitchen everytime. So for dinner tonite a sweet and spicy breaded baked chicken breast.
This is a no dredge recipe making it even easier! No messy dunking and breading just a crispy coating full of flavor!
Here’s what you need:
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp spicy bbq rub
1 Tbsp butter
1c. Panko bread crumbs
3 Tbsp sour cream
Sweet Hot honey to taste
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 425°F
In a microwave safe bowl add butter and melt in microwave about 20 seconds. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper, panko crumbs, and bbq seasoning. Stir mixture together. Set aside.
Rinse chicken and pat dry on paper towel. Add the additional one Tbsp. Of olive oil to a glass baking dish coating the bottom of the pan. Add chicken. Spread sour cream onto the chicken and top with crumbs mixture pressing it lightly onto the chicken.
Bake 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through and crumb topping is golden brown.
Drizzle with honey and serve! Enjoy!!
There’s just something about a really good pasta dish on a cool fall night that just hits the spot. I recently found a new favorite fresh pasta at a local Kroger grocery store and put it to great use in this flavorful dish!
Below is a photo of the pasta, the one shown is cheese ravioli, and the one I used in this dish was actually a spinach and ricotta ravioli of the same type. Although I believe either would taste great in this recipe, and the colored stripe in the pasta makes it pretty too!
This pasta paired with a spicy sausage and light delicious sauce really hit the spot!
Here’s what you need:
1pkg spinach and ricotta ravioli
1lb spicy sausage
1 roma tomato chopped
1 sm bunch of green onions chopped and separated into greens and whites.
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 lemon quartered
2 Tbsp sour cream
Salt and Pepper
Cook Ravioli according to package directions, drain reserving 1/4c. of pasta water.
Heat a small amount of oil in a medium sized pan add sausage, onion whites, and garlic cook on med-high heat ubtil sausage is browned and cooked through. Add 2 Tbsp butter, sour cream and pasta water. Squeeze half of the lemon over top and add tomatoes. Stir well, and simmer until thickened.
Top ravioli with sausage mixture, plate and top with onion greens. Enjoy!!
Doinner doesn’t havw to be difficult, with complicated ingredients, and 9000 steps to be delicious. Tonight I made a simple beef stew with dumplibgs and on this chilly drizzly day it was perfection!
Here is what you need:
1lb stew beef
2-3cup potatoes cubed
6 carrots sliced
1 medium onion chopped
1 packet McCormicks beef stew seasoning
2 Tbsp Olive oil
2 Tbsp flour
2c. Bisquick mix
2/3 c milk
Salt and pepper
In a large stock pot heat oil and brown beef stew meat. Season with salt and pepper add seasoning mix, flour, and water. Stir well. Add potatoes, onion, and carrots. Cover and cook on medium low heat for 1 hour.
Mix bisquick mix and milk together spoon on top of stew cover and cook 30minutes until dough puffs up and springs back when touched. Spoon into a bowl and serve hot! Enjoy!!
Spaghetti is a pretty regular occurance at our house it’s quick easy and can serve a large group when we need it to! So I prepared a variation on traditional spaghetti with this Tuscan Sausage version that includes red peppers and just a little tuscan spicy heat! Enjoy!
1lb spicy sausage casing removed
1 medium red bell pepper thinly sliced
1 md yellow onion thinly sliced
4 servings spaghetti noodles
2 tsp spicy tuscan seasoning
1 Tbsp chicken boullion
1 tbsp butter
1 can crushed stewed tomatoes
1/4c. Parmasan cheese
2 tsp. Parsley chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large pot boil water seasoned with a little salt, once boiling add pasta and cook 9-10 minutes until soft. Drain pasta reserving 1c. of pasta water
While pasta is cooking, In a large sauce pan add 1Tbsp butter melt, and add onions, red peppers, and a tsp. of spicy tuscan seasoning. Cook until crisp tender 3-4min. Add sausage and cook crumble into pieces as it cooks. Once meat is cooked through add tomatoes, 1 tsp tuscan seasoning. Heat through add 3/4 c pasta water and chicken boullion. Allow to simmer until thickened.
In a large bowl combine pasta, and sauce. Toss to coat add 1/2 of the parsley and half of the parmesan cheese and stir into mixture. Add additional pasta water if too thick. Salt and pepper to taste. Coat noodles well. Plate up and add additional parmesan cheese and parsely as desired!