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Do You Often Think You Are Italian Because of Your Love For Pasta?

Yes, I have often thought that about myself & my family because they are always asking me to prepare pasta for dinner.

In fact, while searching for a meal idea, I found the video above on how to cook pasta. Be sure to watch it & then check out the chicken pasta recipe below.

Want to Know More About Italian Food?

On the surface of it, Italian food is pretty simple. Italian recipes draw from a fairly small list of ingredients.

There is rice, rice, olive oil, pasta of various sorts, and tomato sauce, as well as various cuts of meat and sausages.

Besides these, there are a variety of different spices that are used. Although cooking basic Italian recipes is not challenging, getting it just right is.

Mmm! Should We Cook Or Go Out to Eat?

I used to know some people who never liked to go to Italian restaurants because they claimed that they could make Italian foods themselves.

When I took them out to a real gourmet Italian restaurant, however, they quickly changed their mind.

You need the right ingredients, the right training, and just the right touch to cook really high quality Italian food.

Even the most simple Italian recipes are difficult to get just perfect. In Italy, for example, there are literally dozens of different kinds of pasta.

Do You Have the Touch?

Anyone can cook spaghetti, but when you have a real, authentic Italian spaghetti, you will know the difference.

The noodles all rolled by hand, the temperature of the water is just perfect, and the cooking is timed to the instant.

Only by using just the right touch can you get it to have just the perfect flavor, texture, and consistency.

Since  your family loves eating your pasta dishes, you’ll love preparing the new pasta meal idea below for dinner tonight. And, they’ll love you for providing them with such a delicious meal.

Chicken Cacciatore and Pasta Recipe
Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Chicken Stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves,crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoe1 small green pepper, cut into 2-inch long strips
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked medium shell-shaped pasta
Cooking Directions:

Step 1: Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. 

Step 2: Add the chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until it’s well browned on both 
sides.

Step 3:Stir the stock, oregano, garlic powder, tomatoes, green pepper, 
onion and black pepper in the skillet and heat to a boil. 

Step 4: Stir in the pasta. Reduce the heat to low.  Cover and cook for 15 minutes or 
until the pasta is tender.

No More Endless Searching! Try These Quick & Easy Chicken Pasta Recipes!

35 chicken pasta recipesI’ve complied several recipe books I believe you’ll enjoy. One includes 35 chicken pasta recipes to make cooking easier for you.

And, this book is available from the world’s largest retailer.

Above all, it’s no secret that pasta can be cooked many different ways, and I’ve found that my family loves the different variety of  pasta recipes that I love preparing for them.

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