Use Any Holiday Leftover In This Recipe
This is a great meal to make in a hurry from scratch as well as for using leftovers.
As it reads below, you can take this healthy dish to your table in “17 Minutes or Less” using all fresh ingredients. If you want to use leftovers, just substitute any item you want.
The ingredients below are all raw. If you use cooked leftovers they should be added in as the pasta finishes cooking instead of at the beginning. Be creative! Turkey, beef, squashes, cooked green beans all go perfectly with this One Pot Wonder!
Fast & Healthy Meal = One Pot Wonder
When finished this recipe is creamy like macaroni and cheese and very colorful. A colorful plate is the first sign that you are giving your family a wide variety of nutrients.
6 cups chicken stock or water
1 (10 oz. box) bow tie whole wheat pasta
1 small head broccoli – sliced
1 small onion – sliced
8 oz. boneless chicken breast- thin sliced
2 medium carrots – sliced
4 oz. cream cheese
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil-diced
black pepper to taste
- Bring the stock or water to a boil.
- While it is heating chop your broccoli, onion, chicken, carrots.
- Add all ingredients to pot, down to cream cheese.
- Cover and return to a boil.
- After returning to a boil uncover and cook 7-8 minutes till pasta is done.
- Stir in tomatoes, pepper and cream cheese. Whisk hard to blend.
If you use water instead of stock, taste it when it is done and add some salt to the finished pot.
This recipe really is fast if you take advantage of the time it takes to bring the water to a boil to chop your other ingredients.
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