2 Dinners / 2 Desserts…Enjoy!

Accidentally Amazing Pasta (Serves 2) PERFECT FOR MEATLESS MONDAY!
Ingredients:
5 Tablespoons Olive oil
2 shallots
5 cloves of garlic – minced
1 container cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
Fresh Basil (cut)
Oregano
Salt
Pepper
Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
Fresh spinach
Bowtie Pasta

Directions:
In large pan/ pot mix olive oil, diced shallots and garlic for 5 minutes on low/ medium heat until shallots become transparent (don’t burn garlic, mix often)
Add to the pan your tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt & pepper & maybe some red pepper flakes
Cook 10-15 minutes on low/ medium heat
Add spinach (it cooks down a lot, so you may keep adding)

Make pasta (10 oz for 2 people is good)
Drain pasta
Add pasta to pan/ pot of tomatoes
Mix

Serve with bread and butter

**To make this your own add chicken or shrimp

Fruit Cobbler
Ingredients:
Lemon
2/3 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 t salt
3 eggs
4 T butter
½ cup milk

Directions:
Pour fruit into pie dish
Mix together lemon zest, flour, sugar, salt – add in liquid eggs, melted butter, milk & ½ lemon juice
Pour batter over fruit
Bake 365 degrees 25 – 30 minutes

Panko Fried Chicken
Ingredients:
Boneless skinless chicken breast (pounded out really thin)
Flour
Egg
Panko Bread Crumbs (Italian is my favorite)
Salt
Pepper
Paprika
Vegetable Oil

Directions:
Be sure chicken is very thin
Dip chicken in flour (seasoned with salt & pepper & maybe paprika) – dust off extra flour
Dip chicken in egg – let extra egg drip off
Dip chicken in flour – dust off extra four
Dip chicken in egg – let extra egg drip off
Coat with Panko bread crumbs
Drop in Vegetable Oil that that has been getting warm on the stove
Cook for a few minutes on each side – do NOT over crowd pan
Put on a baking sheet lined with paper towels

Pineapple Cake
Ingredients:
1 box yellow cake mix 1 (20 oz) crushed pineapple (I use the one in heavy syrup)
1 c sugar
2 (6 oz) instant vanilla pudding

Directions:
Bake cake according to package directions. Bake in 9X13″ pan. Cool.
Mix pineapple and sugar. Cook until it starts to boil. Cool slightly.
Poke holes in top of cake with a fork. Pour pineapple mixture over cake.
Mix pudding according to package directions. Spread over pineapple. Chill.

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