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Monday, December 23, 2013

Monday Night Meals: Week 16


Atlanta Falcons VS. San Francisco 49ers


Atlanta Falcons

Georgia Caviar

Ingredients:

1 can black eyed peas
1 can corn
1 small can green chilies
1 jalapeno
¼ red onion
¼ c Italian Dressing
2 T salsa
1 T garlic
1 t chili powder
1 t cumin
                                                                                    Salt and pepper
Directions:

                In a large bowl, add the black eyed peas, corn and green chilies. Dice up the jalapeno, onion and garlic, add to the bowl. Add the Italian dressing, salsa, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper, stir the mixture well. Serve with toasted bread, chips or more vegetables! Go Atlanta!

San Francisco 49ers

Chicken Tetrazzini

Ingredients:

1 lb. chicken breast
8 oz uncooked spaghetti noodles
6-8 mushrooms
1 T garlic
3 T butter
3 T flour
1 c chicken broth
1 c half and half
Salt and pepper
Parmesan Cheese
Paprika

Directions:

                Begin by slicing the chicken into one-inch pieces. Preheat oven to 425 F and heat a frying pan with oil. When hot, add the chicken to the pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Allow chicken to cook, about five minutes. Slice the mushrooms, add to pan with one tablespoon of butter, allow to saut√© an additional five minutes.

                Meanwhile bring a large pot to boil and cook noodles according to directions. When mushrooms and chicken are fully cooked, add the remaining butter to the pan and allow to melt. Add the flour, stirring well, making a roux. After flour has cooked two to three minutes, slowly add the broth and half and half to the pan. Reduce heat to a medium low; let sauce thicken, about ten minutes.


                After pasta is cooked and drained, add to a casserole dish. Pour the thickened sauce with chicken and mushrooms over the pasta, spread evenly. Cover the top of the dish with parmesan cheese and a sprinkling of paprika. Allow to bake twenty to twenty-five minutes, will be golden brown and bubbly. Serve and enjoy! Go 49ers!

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