Monday, March 15, 2010

Cheese Tortellini & Lemon Chicken Alfredo

Cheese Tortellini & Lemon Chicken Alfredo (Serves 2-3)
2 Large Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut into small pieces)
1 clove (1 tbls) minced garlic
1 lemon squeezed
1 bag Frozen Cheese-Filled Tortellini
1 package cream cheese - softened
1 cup milk
1/2 cup white wine (optional)
1 stick butter or margarine
2 tbls butter or margarine
Salt & pepper to taste
*Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
*Melt 2 tbls butter or margarine into glass baking dish.  Add 1/2 lemon juice, 1/2 garlic and chicken.  Mix well.  Cover with salt & peper to taste.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes - stirring once.
*While chicken is cooking, cook tortellini according to package.  In small sauce pot whisk cream cheese, stick of butter, lemon juice, garlic, wine, and milk over medium heat until melted through.  Add salt & pepper to taste.  Sauce will thicken over time. 
*You can either serve pasta & chicken seperately...or mix together.  Your choice! 
This recipe can be easily doubled if parents/in-laws are over for dinner!
Tip:  I love to add additional seasonings to my sauces - such as Emeril's Parmesan Garlic season.  It goes great in almost anything!

Katy Presson

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