Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Chicken with Creamy Goat Cheese and Sundried Tomato Sauce

4 Chicken cutlets
1/4 cup milk
1 oz goat cheese
1/4 cup sundried tomatoes
1 tbs of tomato's oil
1 tbs olive oil
tsp italian seasoning
salt, pepper

Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and italian seasoning. Heat both oils in a pan and sear chicken 5 minutes on both sides until cooked through. Stir in milk, goat cheese, and tomatoes with chicken and scrap brown pits from bottom of pan. Let simmer a couple minutes until sauce thicken. Turn the chicken to coat with sauce and serve.

*If any white stuff cooks out of your chicken remove it before add the sauce ingredients.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Sundried Tomato, White Bean, and Arugula Pasta Salad

Sundried Tomato, White Bean, and Arugaua Pasta Salad:
1/2 lbs pasta such as bowtie or penne
2 oz crumbled feta
1/2 can rinsed cannellini beans
1/4 cup sundried tomatoes in herb oil, drained
1 tbs of tomato's herb oil
1 tbs fresh lemon juice
2.5 oz arugula
salt and pepper

Cook and drain pasta. Mix all ingredients together and chill.

I found after the pasta cooled, it seemed a little drier than I like so I added a touch more oil and lemon.

Simple Seared Tilapia with Fresh Herbs

Simple Seared Tilapia:
(4) tilapia filets (any white fish)
salt and pepper
1/2 tbs olive oil
1/2 tbs butter
1/4 cup flour
1 tbs fresh chopped oregano
1 tbs fresh chopped parsley
fresh lemon (optional)

Heat oil and butter in fry pan. Mix a pinch of salt and pepper with the flour. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Lightly coat fish in flour and lay in pan. Sear for about 3 minutes, until brown and flip. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and let finish cooking for about 3 minutes and serve with a squeeze of lemon.

This is light and delicious, hope you enjoy!!