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Italian Chicken Dinner

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  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Refrigerated bread sticks 11 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Breaded chicken patties 24 Ounce, frozen (1 Package)
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fontina cheese slice 2
  Spaghetti sauce with mushrooms and tomato chunks 8 Ounce
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Onion 1 Small
  Red peppers 1 Medium
  Fusilli/Spaghetti 1 Pound
  Lemon sherbet 1 Pint
  Frozen italian green beans 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Packaged anisette cookies 250 Gram
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon

1) Preheat the oven to 400F.
2) In a 5-quart kettle, boil 3 quarts of water with 1 teaspoon salt.
3) Unwrap and unroll the bread stick dough. Tie each into a knot. Place the dough on an ungreased cookie tray.
4) Mix garlic in 1 tablespoon of oil. Brush the knots with the mixture. Bake the dough for 12 minutes or till they turn golden.

5) Place the chicken patties on a cookie tray. Sprinkle oregano on top. Bake for about 15 minutes. Cut the cheese slice into 2 traingles.
6) In a small saucepan over medium flame heat the spaghetti sauce.
7) Sprinkle the knots with parmesan cheese. Arrange them on a napkin-lined basket. Keep warm.
8) Slice the onions. Discard the stem, ribs and seeds from the pepper and cut into 1/2-inch strips.
9) Cook the fusili or spaghetti in a pot of boiling water, as per its packet instructions. Drain.
10) Take four dessert dishes and scoop the lemon sherbet into into them. Freeze till serving time.
11) In a skillet, heat the oil over medium flame. Saute the onions and red peppers. Cook for 2 minutes. Mix in the beans, basil and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook covered for 5 minutes. Stir in between.

12) Plate the pasta. Pour 3/4 the amount of spaghetti sauce. Place the baked chicken patties on top. Place a slice of cheese on top of each.
13) Garnish the top with parsley.
14) Plate the cooked Italian Bean mixture in a serving bowl.
15) For dessert, serve the lemon sherbet sprinkled with chopped anisette cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
12 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
42 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1668 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.4%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 248.2 mg82.7%

Sodium 2136.6 mg89%

Total Carbohydrates 269 g89.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%

Sugars 65.1 g

Protein 72 g143.6%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 86.4%

Calcium 24% Iron 51.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Italian Chicken Dinner Recipe