Saturday, August 29, 2015

Alfredo Sauce

Super rich and creamy... Easy to make... This is a family fave.

1 stick of butter
1 cup heavy cream
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 cups grated parmesan

In a saucepan melt the butter. Add the cream and season with salt and pepper. Once warmed through, add the parmesan and stir until melted.

Serve over pasta or use as dipping sauce for breadsticks.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Creamy Chicken Tetrazzini

This was a favorite of my almost 2-yr old. She had three helpings! You do have to do a little cooking, but then the crockpot takes care of the rest.

3 cups chicken broth
1 lb cooked, chopped chicken
1 lb spaghetti
1 med onion, chopped
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1/2 lb mushrooms, chopped
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 cup dry sherry
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup parmesan

Cook pasta according to package directions, leaving al dente. Drain and put in bottom of crockpot. In a large pan over medium heat, saute onions and mushrooms in 1/4 cup butter. Add other 1/4 cup butter and dust with 1/2 cup flour to create a roux. Gradually stir in chicken, chicken broth, sherry, paprika, and heavy cream. Simmer for 10 minutes to thicken. Pour chicken mixture over pasta and top with parmesan cheese. Cook in crockpot for 3-4 hours on low.