Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Butter, Canned Soup, Cheese, Chicken, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Peppers, Spaghetti | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients For the casserole: 4 cups cooked, shredded, chicken, recipe follows 1 pound spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more, for greasing the baking dish 1/2 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1 small onion, finely […]

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Linguine with a Creamy shrimp-mushroom Sauce

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Lemon, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp, Uncategorized | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound linguine 2 tablespoons of table salt, for cooking the pasta For the Shrimp: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 tablespoons unsalted butter The zest and juice of 1 lemon 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced, Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Kosher salt, to taste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 3 […]

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Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Written by Chacha on Jan 18th, 2016 in Chicken broth, Mushrooms, Onions, Recipe, Rice, Side Dishes, Wine | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled, and finely minced 1 small yellow onion, finely minced 1/2 pound white mushrooms, sliced 2 cups white long-grain rice 1/2 cup good-quality white wine 2 1/2 cups chicken broth Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Chopped fresh parsley (leaves only), for garnishing Special equipment A medium saucepan […]

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Chicken Breast in a Lemon-Wine Sauce

Written by Chacha on Sep 4th, 2012 in Boneless Chicken Breast, Lemon, Mushrooms, Recipe, Wine | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoon each butter and extra-virgin olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness ¼ cup all-purpose flour Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 large shallot, finely chopped 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced ½ cup good-quality white wine 1 medium lemon, juiced Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for […]

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Braised Green Beans with Mushrooms and Bacon

Written by Chacha on Aug 11th, 2012 in Bacon, Green Beans, Mushrooms, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

Ingredients 6 thick strips bacon 3 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 large shallot, finely chopped Pinch crushed red pepper flakes or to taste 1/2 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 pound fresh green beans, stems removed ½ to 3/4 cup chicken stock (preferably homemade) Directions Arrange bacon slices in a single layer on a large […]

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Stuffed Portobellos

Written by Chacha on May 27th, 2012 in Mushrooms, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

Yields: 6 servings Ingredients 1 large yellow onion, small dice 1 cup cashews 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for brushing 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cooked brown rice (or grain of choice) 1 can lentils, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup vegetable broth 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves plus extra for garnish […]

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Asparagus and Mushroom Quiche

Written by Chacha on May 23rd, 2012 in Appetizer, Asparagus, Cheese, Eggs, Herbs, Mushrooms, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients 1 (8 oz) tube refrigerated crescent rolls or 1 (9-inch) homemade pie crust, fitted to a 9-inch pie plate 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 1/2 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped 8 oz. fresh sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup cubed butter 2 eggs lightly beaten 2 cups freshly shredded mozzarella or sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 cup  minced fresh […]

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