Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Scarface Pasta


Well even though I'm on a diet and craving pasta like crazy, at least I can share a really good pasta dish with you! My family loves this dish and I hope you will too.


8 oz. chicken breast, cut in bite size pieces
2 Cups of pasta ( I use Rigatoni ) or use your favorite
6 fresh large mushrooms sliced
2 cloves of fresh garlic
4 oz. of chicken broth
extra virgin olive oil
Chopped Italian parsley
2 Cups prepared Alfredo Sauce ~ or use the Bechamel Sauce recipe listed below

Saute chicken, mushrooms and garlic. Add the chicken broth and simmer until chicken is fully cooked. Now add the Alfredo sauce, heat and serve with your pasta. Garnish with the parsley.

Bechamel Sauce
4 T. Butter
3 T. all purpose flour
2 Cups milk
1/2 t. freshly grated nutmeg
Parmesan cheese

Melt the butter and the flour and stir until a paste. Add the milk and thicken. Add the nutmeg and Parmesan cheese. Check for flavor and add salt and pepper as needed.

I hope you give this a try for your dinner. It's a great dish when company is coming. Add a salad and great crusty French Bread. Enjoy!