4 Awsome Pasta Recipes

by Rachel E 27 days ago in recipe

Because pastas my favorite food duhh

4 Awsome Pasta Recipes

So are you a pasta lover like me but can never think of other ways to eat it aside from spaghetti and meat balls? hahah well i'm here to reassure you that there's a lot more tasty things you can do with Pasta. So are you a pasta lover like me but can never think of other ways to eat it aside from spaghetti and meat balls? hahah well i'm here to reassure you that there's a lot more tasty things you can do with Pasta.

1. Chicken Parm Lasagna

Ingredients

for 10 servings

3 chicken breasts

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

1 cup all-purpose flour

5 eggs, divided

2 cups italian bread crumbs

vegetable oil, for frying

2 cups ricotta cheese

24 oz marinara sauce

8 lasagna noodles

1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1 ½ cups shredded parmesan cheese fresh basil,to garnish

-Cut chicken breasts in half (pound thin if necessary) and season with salt and pepper.

-Add the flour, 4 eggs, and bread crumbs to 3 separate shallow dishes. Beat the eggs. Coat the chicken in the flour, then the eggs, and finally in the bread crumbs.

-Heat the vegetable oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Fry the chicken on both sides until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side. Let drain on paper towels.

-In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta cheese and the remaining egg.

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

-Spread about ⅓ of the marinara sauce over the bottom of a casserole dish. Top with 4 lasagna noodles, ½ of the ricotta mixture, and 3 chicken cutlets. Sprinkle with ½ cup of mozzarella and ½ cup of Parmesan cheese. Repeat to make another layer, then finish with the remaining sauce and mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

-Cover with foil and bake for 45-60 minutes, uncovering the lasagna for the last 10 minutes of baking.

-Serve with a sprinkle of fresh basil.

Enjoy!

2. Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Ingredients

for 6 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 chicken breasts, cubed

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 ½ cups chicken broth

2 ½ cups heavy cream

1 cup penne pasta, uncooked

2 cups parmesan cheese

2 cups mozzarella cheese

1 handful fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

-In a pot, heat oil and add chicken.

-Season chicken with salt and pepper.

-Add garlic, then brown the chicken.

-Add broth, heavy cream, and pasta, and bring to a boil.

-Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer for 15-20 min.

-Turn off heat and stir in 1 ½ cups (165 grams) of parmesan cheese.

-Pour half of the pasta into a greased 11×7 inch or 9×13 inch (28x18 cm or 33x23 cm) baking dish.

-Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup (115 grams) of mozzarella cheese.

-Layer the remaining half of the pasta evenly on top. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of mozzarella (115 grams) and ½ cup (55 grams) of parmesan.

-Broil 10 - 15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown. Remove and sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Enjoy!

3. One Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients

for 4 servings

8 oz linguine

2 tablespoons olive oil

8 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 stick

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 ¼ lb large shrimp

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

1 teaspoon dried oregano

4 cups baby spinach

¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

-In a large pot, boil water and add pasta. Cook (stirring frequently) until al dente.

-Drain and set pasta aside.

-In the same pan, heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter. Add garlic and crushed red pepper, cook until fragrant.

-Toss in shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until shrimp start to turn pink, but are not fully cooked.

-Add oregano and spinach, cook until wilted.

-Return cooked pasta to the pot, add remaining butter, parmesan, and parsley. Stir until well mixed and the butter is melted.

-When the shrimp are cooked, add lemon juice, mix once more, then serve while hot.

Enjoy!

4. Cajun Chicken Alfredo

Ingredients

for 4 servings

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup cooked sausage, sliced

2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon cajun seasoning

2 cups heavy cream

4 cups penne pasta, cooked

1 cup parmesan cheese

¼ cup fresh parsley

Preparation

-Heat oil in a large pot over high heat. Cook the garlic, sausage, and chicken until garlic starts to brown and the chicken is no longer pink.

-Sprinkle over the Cajun seasoning and stir to evenly coat the sausage and chicken.

-Add the cream, and bring to a boil.

-Add the pasta, stirring until evenly mixed.

-To finish, add parmesan and parsley, stirring until cheese melts and pasta is coated with a thick sauce.

-Serve.

Enjoy!

1. Chicken Parm Lasagna

Ingredients

for 10 servings

3 chicken breasts

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

1 cup all-purpose flour

5 eggs, divided

2 cups italian bread crumbs

vegetable oil, for frying

2 cups ricotta cheese

24 oz marinara sauce

8 lasagna noodles

1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1 ½ cups shredded parmesan cheese fresh basil,to garnish

-Cut chicken breasts in half (pound thin if necessary) and season with salt and pepper.

-Add the flour, 4 eggs, and bread crumbs to 3 separate shallow dishes. Beat the eggs. Coat the chicken in the flour, then the eggs, and finally in the bread crumbs.

-Heat the vegetable oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Fry the chicken on both sides until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side. Let drain on paper towels.

-In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta cheese and the remaining egg.

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

-Spread about ⅓ of the marinara sauce over the bottom of a casserole dish. Top with 4 lasagna noodles, ½ of the ricotta mixture, and 3 chicken cutlets. Sprinkle with ½ cup of mozzarella and ½ cup of Parmesan cheese. Repeat to make another layer, then finish with the remaining sauce and mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

-Cover with foil and bake for 45-60 minutes, uncovering the lasagna for the last 10 minutes of baking.

-Serve with a sprinkle of fresh basil.

Enjoy!

2. Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Ingredients

for 6 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 chicken breasts, cubed

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 ½ cups chicken broth

2 ½ cups heavy cream

1 cup penne pasta, uncooked

2 cups parmesan cheese

2 cups mozzarella cheese

1 handful fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

-In a pot, heat oil and add chicken.

-Season chicken with salt and pepper.

-Add garlic, then brown the chicken.

-Add broth, heavy cream, and pasta, and bring to a boil.

-Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer for 15-20 min.

-Turn off heat and stir in 1 ½ cups (165 grams) of parmesan cheese.

-Pour half of the pasta into a greased 11×7 inch or 9×13 inch (28x18 cm or 33x23 cm) baking dish.

-Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup (115 grams) of mozzarella cheese.

-Layer the remaining half of the pasta evenly on top. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of mozzarella (115 grams) and ½ cup (55 grams) of parmesan.

-Broil 10 - 15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown. Remove and sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Enjoy!

3. One Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients

for 4 servings

8 oz linguine

2 tablespoons olive oil

8 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 stick

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 ¼ lb large shrimp

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

1 teaspoon dried oregano

4 cups baby spinach

¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

-In a large pot, boil water and add pasta. Cook (stirring frequently) until al dente.

-Drain and set pasta aside.

-In the same pan, heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter. Add garlic and crushed red pepper, cook until fragrant.

-Toss in shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until shrimp start to turn pink, but are not fully cooked.

-Add oregano and spinach, cook until wilted.

-Return cooked pasta to the pot, add remaining butter, parmesan, and parsley. Stir until well mixed and the butter is melted.

-When the shrimp are cooked, add lemon juice, mix once more, then serve while hot.

Enjoy!

4. Cajun Chicken Alfredo

Ingredients

for 4 servings

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup cooked sausage, sliced

2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon cajun seasoning

2 cups heavy cream

4 cups penne pasta, cooked

1 cup parmesan cheese

¼ cup fresh parsley

Preparation

-Heat oil in a large pot over high heat. Cook the garlic, sausage, and chicken until garlic starts to brown and the chicken is no longer pink.

-Sprinkle over the Cajun seasoning and stir to evenly coat the sausage and chicken.

-Add the cream, and bring to a boil.

-Add the pasta, stirring until evenly mixed.

-To finish, add parmesan and parsley, stirring until cheese melts and pasta is coated with a thick sauce.

-Serve.

Enjoy!

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