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Lemon Basil Chicken Bake

Lemon Basil Chicken Bake

Lemon Basil Chicken Bake

Ingredients

  • penne pasta- 1 lb
  • cooked chicken, chopped (perfect with leftover chicken from Lemon-Braised Chicken
  • 1 lemon
  • fresh basil- 2 cups, chopped
  • Asiago cheese- 16 oz. (2 cups), shredded (or a blend of Asiago and Parmigiano-Reggiano)
  • Parmesan cheese- 8 oz. (1 cup), shredded or grated
  • STAPLES
  • milk- 1 cup
  • butter- 2 tablespoons
  • bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in salted water until tender then drain and return pasta to pan
  2. Heat oven to 375⁰
  3. Add to pasta: chicken, juice squeezed from lemon, basil, milk and Asiago cheese or cheese blend; mix
  4. Transfer pasta mixture to oven-safe casserole or baking dish
  5. Melt butter in bowl in microwave
  6. Add Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs to melted butter and mix well
  7. Using hands sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over the top of pasta
  8. Bake until pasta begins to brown on top, approximately 15-20 minutes
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Reincarnate The Leftover

Lemon Basil Chicken Bake is the perfect recipe to make with leftover chicken from Lemon-Braised Chicken:

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Beet Cucumber Radish Salad

The Perfect Summer Salad in Reds & Greens

Cucumber Beet Radish Salad

Cucumber Beet Radish Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, peeled
  • 1 bundle of radishes, trimmed
  • 3 beets, trimmed and peeled
  • red leaf lettuce- 1 bundle, washed and chopped
  • For the salad dressing:
  • Steakhouse Vinaigrette Recipe

Instructions

  1. place chopped lettuce into salad bowl
  2. slice cucumber into 1/2-inch slices
  3. stack cucumber slices into piles of four at a time, then dice into matchsticks
  4. slice the radishes and beets into matchstick shapes similar to cucumbers
  5. top lettuce with cucumber, radishes and beets
  6. drizzle with Steakhouse Vinaigrette
  7. toss
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Katsu Sauce Recipe

Of course you can purchase prepared Katsu Sauce to make Chicken Katsu, but to be honest, I haven’t found one that doesn’t contain high-fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oil.  Therefore, I make my own.  It’s super simple using ingredients you most likely have on hand.

Katsu Sauce Recipe

Katsu Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • ketchup- 1 cup
  • Worcestershire sauce- 3 tablespoons
  • dry mustard powder- 3 teaspoons
  • ground ginger- 1 teaspoon
  • garlic powder- 1 teaspoon
  • ground black pepper- 2 teaspoons

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together
  2. Check out our simple Chicken Katsu Recipe
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Chicken Katsu Recipe

Chicken Katsu Recipe

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Burger Blankets

The Cheeseburger- Reinvented.

Burger Blankets

Burger Blankets

Ingredients

  • ground beef- 1 to 1 1/2 lbs
  • refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough (1can for 4 people, 2 cans for more)
  • onion, white- 1, sliced into thin slices
  • deli sliced cheddar cheese- ½ lb

Instructions

  1. Brown meat and season with salt and pepper to taste
  2. Heat oven to 375 degrees
  3. Pound out biscuit dough with the palm of your hand and/or a rolling pin into flat circles
  4. Add onion (as desired) and cheddar cheese slice onto one circle at a time leaving about ½ inch at the edges
  5. Spoon ground beef on top of cheese and/or onion
  6. Cover with another biscuit circle and pinch sides together while folding gently over the top, then flip over
  7. Place on a baking sheet fold-side down; you can mark ones that have onion, cheese, etc if needed by using a fork or toothpick to make a mark
  8. Bake until dough is browned on top, approximately 12-14 minutes
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