This is a simple and quick meal for the whole family to enjoy.
Preparation time is approximately 15 min.
1—Package of Grandma’s Fresh Pasta
1—Jar of “Tammy’s Marinara Sauce”
6-8—Pcs. Of Jackie’s Market Stand Italian Sausage
Grill the sausage while water for pasta boils.
Once water is thoroughly boiling, add pasta and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Taste as you cook al dente style
When pasta is cooked to taste drain water and add sauce
Let sit for 2-3 minutes and serve alongside sausage.
That’s it fast and easy dinner for two?
Now for dessert;
Boil 1 package of Grandma’s Chocolate Pasta for 3-4 minutes until cooked to taste.
Drain the pasta and place in freezer for 10 minutes (+/-) or while you eat your main course.
Remove pasta from freezer and mix in your favorite sauce. Chocolate, Maple Syrup, Raspberry or Strawberry.
Now top with Whipped Cream, Ice Cream, Walnuts or any of your favorite fruits.
There you have it! Dinner and Dessert in under 30 minutes.
TOMATO BASIL CHICKEN FETTUCCINE
1 package any flavor pasta (except lemon pepper)
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup basil leaves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions;
Season chicken with Italian seasoning; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook,
flipping once, until cooked through, about 5-6 minutes on each side.
Set aside and keep warm.
Add garlic, tomatoes, basil and red pepper flakes, if using, to the skillet. Cook,
stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes begin to burst and have softened, about
Stir in pasta and butter until melted and well combined, about 2 minutes;
season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Serve immediately, topped with chicken and garnished with Parmesan, if desired.
Pasta Salad With Ham
1 package of your favourite Grandma’s Pasta or,
1/2 package of each spinach and roasted red pepper pastas
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup onion
1/4 cup black olives
6 oz. ham
1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese
1 Tbs. Italian Seasoning
8 oz. Italian dressing
salt and pepper to taste
Chop onion, olives, tomato, cucumber, and ham
Cook Grandma’s Pasta for 4 minutes
Remove pasta from pan; rinse and drain.
Toss with chopped vegetables, ham, cheese, and Italian seasoning.
Combine with Italian dressing and refrigerate until cooled before serving.
Lemon Pepper Fettuccine with Garlic and Shrimp
I package lemon pepper fettuccine (can also use plain)
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4-6 tablespoons butter, divided
4 cloves garlic, minced or 2 Tablespoons pre-minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cups baby arugula or spinach or kale
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, oregano and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter in the skillet. Stir in pasta, arugula and Parmesan until arugula begins to wilt, about 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp.
Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.
You can substitute cooked chicken pieces for the shrimp if you do not like seafood.