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Easy Chicken Parmesan

Chicken parmesan, also known as Chicken parmigiana, is a dish that originated from Italy. The main ingredients for this recipe are chicken breast, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. You can add provolone cheese to make it even tastier. Ham, bacon, or pasta are sometimes added to the recipe. Easy chicken parmesan is prepared as either a main course or side dish. This recipe takes about 45 minutes and serves four persons.

Ingredients:

• 4 chicken breast fillets (boneless and skinless)
• 1 small onion (finely diced)
• 1 garlic clove (minced)
• 1 lb penne pasta
• 1 x 28 oz can diced tomatoes
• 4 cups baby spinach (chopped)
• 1 cup mozzarella cheese (grated)
• 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 tbsp olive oil
• 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
• 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
• Chopped basil (optional, for garnishing)

Instructions:

Set a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat.
Add olive oil and warm it up.
Sprinkle salt and black pepper on both sides of the chicken breast fillets.
Fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Remove chicken from the skillet and transfer to a plate.
Continue using the skillet and sauté onion until soft.
Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
Add chicken broth, diced tomatoes, and penne pasta.
Season with Italian seasoning.
Stir until well combined.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce to medium-low heat.
Cover the skillet and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
Stir the pasta every 5 minutes to avoid from sticking on the skillet.
Add chopped baby spinach and stir to combine.
Add back the chicken fillets.
Top it off with grated mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Remove from the heat and place inside a preheated oven at 350 degrees.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Sprinkle chopped basil and parmesan cheese for garnishing.
Serve and enjoy!

Easy Chicken Parmesan
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Gfs9gRQ57E

The Cheesiest Baked Mac And Cheese Ever! | 5 Cheese Mac And Cheese No Roux No Eggs

Craving a “cheese to the max” dish? Try this cheesiest baked mac and cheese recipe! Add all your favorite cheeses – American, mozzarella, muenster, cheddar, and Colby Jack into a pot of cooked macaroni. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser for a special family dinner. It takes about 40-45 minutes to prepare and cook this dish.

Ingredients:

• 1-1.5 lbs elbow macaroni
• 4 cups chicken broth
• 2 tbsp butter
• 12 oz can of evaporated milk
• 1 cup half n half
• 1 cup American cheese (shredded)
• 1 cup Mozzarella cheese (shredded)
• 1 cup Muenster cheese (shredded)
• 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)
• 1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese (shredded)
• 1 tsp onion powder
• 2 tsp white pepper
• 2 tsp salt

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 40-45 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Set a large pot over medium-high flame.
Add 4 cups of chicken broth or stock.
Bring to a boil.
Once it boils, add elbow macaroni.
Cook according to the package instructions.
Once done, turn off the flame and drain the liquid.
Put back the cooked elbow macaroni into the same pot.
Add 2 tbsp of butter into the pot.
Mix until well combined, do not turn on the flame while doing this.
Pour a can of evaporated milk and a cup of half n half into the pot.
Turn on flame to medium.
Stir and bring it to a simmer.
Once it starts to simmer, season with onion powder, white pepper, and salt.
Stir until well combined.
Add shredded American cheese.
Add half of the shredded mozzarella cheese, Colby Jack cheese, and muenster cheese.
Stir well until all of the cheeses melt.
Remove from the heat.

Lightly grease a baking dish with butter.
Add the mixture into the dish.
Spread evenly.
Top it off with half of the remaining shredded cheese.
Add all of the shredded cheddar cheese.
Put it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 30-35 minutes or until cheese has melted and golden brown.
Once done, remove it from the oven and let it cool for about 10 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!

The Cheesiest Baked Mac and Cheese Ever
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IpXPTl1uFg

Shrimp & Crab Cast Iron Pizza

Shrimp and crab cast iron pizza is a perfect comfort food for the weekend. This recipe is quick and easy to make with ingredients easily found in your kitchen. You can add more seafood you like – crab meat, claw meat, or lobster meat. Make it cheesier by filling it with your favorite cheeses. This recipe will use mozzarella, parmesan and Italian cheese blend.

Ingredients:

Crust

• 1 pre-made pizza dough crust
• 3 tbsp melted butter
• 1 tbsp garlic powder
• 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
• 1 tbsp adobo seasoning (optional)

Sauce

• 1.5 cups heavy cream
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tbsp chicken bouillon powder
• 1 tsp cajun seasoning
• 1 tsp Italian seasoning
• 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese (grated)

Other Ingredients

• 1.5 cups medium shrimps (peeled and deveined)
• cajun seasoning to taste
• 2 cups mozzarella cheese (grated)
• 1-2 cups Italian cheese blend
• some chopped green onions (optional)
• some crab meat or claw meat (optional)
• old bay seasoning to taste

Instructions:

Crust

Prepare a 12-inch cast-iron skillet.
Spread the pizza dough crust on the skillet.
Brush the crust with melted butter.
Sprinkle garlic powder, Italian seasoning and adobo seasoning.
Place it inside the oven.
Let it bake for 5-6 minutes at 475 – 500 F.
Once done, keep it inside the oven until the sauce is ready.

Sauce

Set a large pan over medium-high heat.
Add heavy cream and let it boil for 2 minutes.
Stir and continue to cook until thick.
Reduce to medium-low heat.
Add lemon juice.
Season with chicken bouillon powder, cajun seasoning and Italian seasoning.
Stir to mix well.
Add grated parmesan cheese.
Stir until cheese melts.
Remove from the heat.
Set aside.

Quickly season shrimps with cajun seasoning.
Set aside.

Get the pre-baked pizza crust from the oven.
Spread sauce over the crust.
Sprinkle some chopped green onions.
Add some crab meat or claw meat or both.
Sprinkle some grated mozzarella cheese.
Add seasoned shrimps on top, followed by an Italian cheese blend.
Season with old bay seasoning to taste.
Place it inside the preheated oven of 475-500 F.
Bake it for 10-15 minutes until the crust turns golden brown.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Slice for servings.
Enjoy!

Shrimp & Crab Cast Iron Pizza
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPiWahl1Gdw