Friday, August 7, 2009

Lemon Parsley Cheese Pasta

Lemon Parsley Cheese Pasta
By: Stephanie

Serves about 4


3/4 box of Penne Pasta
1 pkg of Chicken Breast Filets (4-5 filets)
2 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil (for chicken), extra tsp for veggies
1/4 cup Lemon Juice Concentrate (for chicken)
1/2 of a Red Bell Pepper Chopped
1 1/2 cups steamed broccoli (you still want it to have some crunch)
1/4 cup chopped white onion
2 minced garlic cloves
1 medium zucchini chopped
2 TBSP butter
1 cup milk (any percent)
1/2 cup buttermilk)
1/2 shredded fresh parmesan
1 TBSP parsley
Juice from one lemon
1 pkt 4 cheese sauce mix

1. Cook Pasta according to box
2. Cube Chicken and cook in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon Juice Concentrate (about 8-10 minutes)
3. Sautee (in tsp oil) garlic, onion, red peppers, zucchini, and broccoli until desired tenderness (about 7 minutes
4. In a sauce pan, mix butter, milk, buttermilk, lemon juice (from lemon) parsley and parmesan until melted/blended.
5. Add cheese sauce pkt to sauce and stir until thick (about 4 minutes)
6. Mix Pasta, chicken, veggies, and sauce all together in a big bowl and serve

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