From Our Chalkboard – Al Dente Pasta Recipes

  • February 1st, 2012
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We’ve gone through and pulled out some of the recipes that have been posted to our chalkboard and coordinating recipe sheets. Need an idea on how to use a product? Ask us! These are meant as a resource for ideas, not hard and fast lines to dinner.

This set comes from our friends over at Al Dente Pasta – some of the best pasta made state-side, we’re lucky enough to have them as our local pasta emporium. Thanks Al Dente!

So Simple Pasta with Roasted Chicken

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 Tbsp. flour
16 oz. sliced mushrooms
2 red peppers, diced
2 shallots, chopped
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup white wine
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 cups shredded chicken meat
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. butter (optional)
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
chopped parsley
1 bag (12 oz.) Al Dente™ pasta

In a large skillet whisk together olive oil and flour over medium- high heat for 1 minute. Add mushrooms, shallots and red pepper, sautéing until vegetables begin to soften. Add broth, wine, lemon juice and salt. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add chicken and cook until heated through. Stir in butter. Toss with cooked pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley.


Baked Pasta with Chicken, Mushrooms & Gruyere

1 bag Al Dente™ pasta
2 lbs. chicken, in 1 inch cubes
1/4 cup olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 lb. mushrooms, sliced
1/3 lb. gruyere or swiss cheese, grated
1 cup chicken broth

Toss vegetables with all but 2 Tbsp. of the olive oil. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until tender, but firm. Place pasta in baking dish greased with olive oil. Top with chicken, then mushrooms, then cheese. Pour chicken broth over all. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.


Creamy Pasta with Veggies & Smoked Turkey

1 bag Al Dente™ pasta
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, dried
2 red peppers, diced
1lb. mushrooms, sliced
1lb. smoked turkey or ham, diced
1 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup grated Parmesan

In large skillet over medium heat, sauté veggies until soft. Add smoked turkey, evaporated milk & cook until heated through and slightly thickened. In the meantime, cook pasta in boiling water for 5 minutes, until tender, but firm. Drain. Add pasta to skillet, tossing with sauce, adding parmesan, salt & pepper.

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