I did cook tonight though. This is one of my favorite pasta dishes. Everyone in my family loves it, plus it sneaks spinach into Carter. Eli will eat almost anything, Carter is a little pickier, so this is perfect for him.
As always, here's the link to the original recipe and here's how I make it.
Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto
Prep time 25 mins
Total time 25 mins
1 Package fettuccine
I always serve this with chicken breasts. My method for chicken is simple.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a heavy oven safe pan over medium high heat. Sprinkle garlic salt on one side of the chicken breasts. Once the butter is melted place the chicken in the pan, garlic salt side down. Sprinkle the other side of the chicken with garlic salt. Cook chicken for about 3-4 minutes until browned, flip the chicken and cook again for 3-4 minutes. Place the pan (with the chicken in it) in the oven to finish cooking, approximately 15-20 minutes, or until the internal temperature is 165-170 degrees.
I talk about garlic salt a lot so I thought I'd show you the kind I use. Here it is:
This is the only garlic salt I use. Why? Because when Jon and I were first dating it's what he had in his cupboard. I liked it so much I adopted it as my own. Jon thinks it's pretty funny how loyal I am to this particular garlic salt. He thinks it's the parsley that makes me feel fancy. I think it tastes good.
On the menu for tomorrow is frittata, but we'll see what happens. Frittata has been on the menu since last week, things just keep getting in the way. Our crazy week last week and, I think the biggest motivator, it just hasn't sounded good to me. Jon asked for it. I know I'll love it when I eat it so I just need to make it already!