Thursday, April 27, 2017

Leftovers - Alfredo Pasta w/ Chicken Breasts

Dinner Tonight: Leftovers - Alfredo Pasta w/ Chicken Breasts

For Breakfast this morning for me and Mom I heated up some Ekrich Smoky Turkey Breakfast
Sausages, fried some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, Scrambled some Eggs, and I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea and Mom some Coffee. A bit cooler out today, 67 degrees and a passing thunderstorm. Did some house cleaning today, vacuum and dusted. Then did some laundry for Mom. I made some Bear Creek Potato Soup and took Dad a couple of bowls over to him at rehab. He's gaining strength, hopefully he'll be home before long. For Dinner tonight Leftovers - Alfredo Pasta w/ Chicken Breasts.

The meal from last night, Alfredo Pasta w/ Chicken Breasts, was too good to let those leftovers go to waste! So tonight it's Leftovers. Everything heated up great and tasted just as good the 2nd time around. I'm really glad I read about the Bear Creek Products! All of them make some good meals. Below is the original post from last night which has the description and cooking instructions for the meal. Later!

Well I'm trying the Bear Creek Alfredo Pasta Mix tonight for Dinner. Love all the Bear Creek Products I've tried so far so I'm trying the Alfredo Pasta tonight. Comes packaged with the Pasta and Sauce Mix.

To prepare it; I added 4 cups of water to a 2 1/2 quart saucepan and brought to a rolling boil. Whisked in the Pasta and Sauce Mix. Brought it back up to a rolling boil. then reduced the heat to a medium boil. Cooked for 15 minutes, stirring often. Removed it from the heat and let it sit for 8 minutes. The sauce thickened up perfectly. I like my sauces on the thick side and this one turned out great.The Pasta was good size with good taste and as I said the Alfredo Sauce was spot on! Another great dish from Bear Creek to have in the Pantry.

For the Chicken I used Perdue Perfect Portions Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts - Italian Style. I love using these, just keep them in the freezer until needed. To prepare them; Lightly coat a skillet with Pam Cooking Spray. Heat the pan over medium-high heat, add breasts and brown 1 minute per side. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 10 minutes, to 170ºF internal temperature, turning frequently. Fried and done! These also bake up perfectly also.

To serve everything I took a bowl and made a bed of the Alfredo Pasta, sliced up 1 of the Chicken Breasts and added them to the top of the Pasta. And topped everything off with some Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese. Excellent dish! Past and Chicken is a natural. For Dessert later a Weight Watcher's Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

Bear Creek Alfredo Pasta Mix

The kitchens of Bear Creek® are always cooking up family pleasing dishes. Like our savory pasta sides. Just add water and in minutes you have a dish that's hearty and creamy. With 7 delicious varieties to choose from, the only problem will be deciding which is your favorite.

A classic Italian dish given a bit of a ripple by Bear Creek®. Hearty mafalda pasta enveloped in a creamy, buttery Parmesan sauce.

Yields about 4 one-cup servings.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1 CUP PREPARED
Servings Per Container4.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories340 Calories
Calories From Fat80 Calories
% Daily Value
Total Fat9.0 g14.0
Saturated Fat4.5 G23
Trans Fat0 G
Cholesterol5 Mg2
Sodium610 Mg25
Total Carbohydrate55.0 g18.0
Dietary Fiber1 G4
Sugars4 G
Protein8.0 g

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