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How To Make Your Own Frozen Skillet Meals

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This video will show you the technique I use to stock my freezer up with homemade frozen skillet meals. Save money by making your own that is catered to your diet. They really come in handy when you don't feel like cooking and want something fast!
Ingredients
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 2 , diced
  Italian seasoning 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika To Taste
  Squash 1⁄2 Medium, peeled, sliced
  Zucchini 1 Medium, sliced
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, seeded, diced
  Green bell pepper 1 Medium, seeded, diced
  Broccoli 100 Gram, cut into small florets
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Cajun seasoning 1 Tablespoon
  Seasoning salt To Taste (Other(Full absorption))
  Penne pasta 500 Gram (1 box)
  Alfredo sauce 30 Ounce (2 (15 ounce) jars)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a saucepan pour the chicken broth. Put the chicken cubes and cook on medium high heat till just done. Drain and set aside.
2. Fill a large pot with hot water, add about a Tablespoon of salt and bring to a boil.
3. Add the pasta and cook till al dente. Takes around 11 minutes.
4. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Put 15 ounce of alfredo sauce and mix well till all are well coated.
5. Season with Italian seasoning, paprika and salt to taste. Mix well and let is sit till cooled completely.

MAKING
6. In a foil lined baking sheet, pour 1 tablespoon olive oil and spread it evenly.
7. Spread the pasta-sauce mix on the baking sheet.
8. In a second foil lined baking sheet, put 1 tablespoon of olive oil and put the cooked chicken and spread into a layer. Season with Cajun seasoning and seasoning salt to taste.
9. In the bowl with vegetables, pour the remaining 15 ounce of alfredo sauce and mix well.
10. Take a third baking sheet lined with foil and spread the vegetables coated with sauce.
11. Place all the three baking sheets in the freezer and freeze for around 1 hour or till the sauce hardens.
12. After 1 hour, remove the three baking sheets from the freezer and break them with hands and put them in a bowl.
13. Mix all the ingredients well till combined.
14. Put them in zip lock bags in portions or as whole and store them in the freezer.

FINALIZING
15. In a saucepan, put the required amount of the pasta and heat for around 15 minutes on medium heat or until thoroughly heated.

SERVING
16. In a serving plate or bowl, garnish with diced tomatoes, parsley flakes, mozzarella, or Parmesan cheese or serve warm as it is.

Things You Will Need
chicken broth
water

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Freezed
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Traditional Italian Meal with Chicken
Lazy and sleepy? Don't feel like cooking? These expressions can be overcome through frozen pasta meal. Watch this video to know how you can keep these prepared at home instead of buying a frozen meal from the market. This handy recipe is filled with the goodness of flavored herbs and chicken. Easy to store, this is be your best friend on a no cooking day.

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