Cheesy Chicken Pasta

CISV Cookbook by CISV Norway

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Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Cheese, Pasta and Chicken – generally all of these three things are loved by most participants. Have some salad as a side dish.

4085762877_bcce44992c_m Photo by Isabelle Hurbain-Palatin

Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Serves 10
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 5 minutes
Allergy Gluten, Lactose, Milk, Wheat
Dietary Hindu, Islam, Judaism, Sugar (diabetes)
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Serve Hot
Website Delish
Cheese, Pasta and Chicken - generally all of these three things are loved by most participants. Have some salad as a side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1kg Chicken-filet (cut into small pieces)
  • 2 teaspoons Mustard
  • 3 tablespoons Chopped Chives (fresh or frozen)
  • 400g Penne
  • 600g Cauliflower (cut into small florets (you can also use frozen cauliflower)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil (or any other plant-oil)
  • 1 Big Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1l Low Fat Milk
  • 5 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1,5 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Pepper
  • 350g Shredded Cheese

Note

Equipment:

  • Cooking pots
  • Sauce Pans
  • Cooking spoon
  • Knives
  • Cutting boards
  • Strainer

Good to know: 

Leave the chicken out of the recipe and add more vegetables (e.g. broccoli, peas and carrots) to make this recipe vegetarian.

Left overs:

Snack on the next day or midnight-snack for leaders.

Other interesting fact:

First attested in English in 1874, the word pasta comes from Italian pasta, in turn from Latin pasta "dough, pastry cake", itself the latinisation of the Greek παστά (pasta) "barley porridge", in turn from παστός (pastos), "sprinkled with salt, salted". (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pasta)

Directions

Preparation
Step 1
In a big deep cooking pot and a smaller pot bring water with a bit of salt to a boil.
Step 2
Cut the chicken into small pieces and heat up oil in a saucepan - fry until well done (10-12 minutes)
Cooking
Step 3
Once the water has started to boil add the pasta to the big pot and the cauliflower to the small pot - cook until tender. Once they are finished put them in a drainer and leave on the side.
Step 4
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring until tender - 2-3 minutes.
Step 5
Add milk, flour, salt, pepper in a separate bowl together (whisk) and add it to the pan with the onions.
Step 6
Bring it to a boil over medium-high-heat, stir frequently. Cook, stir, until thickened for about 1 minute.
Step 7
Reduce heat to low and stir in cheese until smooth.
Step 8
Stir chicken and mustard into the cheese sauce, cook until heated through - for about 2 minutes.
Step 9
Stir the sauce into the strained pasta and cauliflower - mix it in a pig pot.
Serving
Step 10
Serve sprinkled with chives.

Publisert 25. June 2014, 13:13 · Kategori: Recipe

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