I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

One Pot Pasta

Such an easy, quick, filling and yummy dinner.  If you want to make it a little less in calories, use skim milk instead of heavy cream.

(serves 6-8)

*3 tablespoon olive oil
*1/2 pound Italian sausage, sliced
*1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
*1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
*1  teaspoon onion powder
*1 teaspoon garlic powder
*1/2 teaspoon paprika
*1 teaspoon ground basil
*1 teaspoon ground oregano
*1 teaspoon salt
*1 teaspoon ground black pepper
*2 medium red bell peppers, deseeded & sliced thin
*2 medium green bell pepper, deseeded & slice thin
*1 medium yellow onion, sliced
*4 garlic cloves, sliced thin
*2 cups fresh sliced mushrooms
*1 pound fettuccine noodles
*1 (32 ounce ) chicken stock
*3/4 cup heavy cream
*1 1/2 cups fresh grated parmesan cheese
*sour cream (optional)

~In a large saucepan or pot, add olive oil and heat over medium heat.
~Add Italian sausage and cook until almost done.
~Add chicken, cayenne pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, basil, oregano, salt & pepper and cook until both meats are no longer pink (about 5-8 minutes).
~Add red bell peppers, green bell peppers, onion, garlic & mushrooms and stir.
~Add noodles over top of mixture.
~Pour chicken stock over noodles.
~Cover and bring broth to a boil.
~Reduce heat to a simmer and cover.
~Cook for 20 minutes stirring every 2-4 minutes, until noodles are done.
~Stir in heavy cream & parmesan cheese.
~Serve up hot (top with a dollop of sour cream if desired)

~Add cooked crumbled bacon over top once it's served.
~Add chopped green onions over the top once it's served.

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