Tuesday, October 11, 2011

30 Minute Meal - ha!

Rosemary Chicken Breasts, Brown Butter and Balsamic Ravioli, Warm Spinach Salad with Pancetta and Sweet Vinaigrette
Sometimes I am in awe of Rachel Ray - for this recipe she must have had 8 arms!  I would seriously like to know how this did this entire meal in 30 minutes.  It took me about 50 and I'm kinda speedy when it comes to cooking!  I also used about every skillet I had in the house.  I am way too lazy tonight to retype this recipe so you can find it here on the Food Network Site.

Each part of the recipe had its ingredients

Rosemary Chicken

Brown Butter and Balsamic Ravioli

Warm Spinach Salad with Pancetta and Sweet Vinaigrette
I started by pounding the chicken breasts and marinating in the vinegar, olive oil and S&P sprinkled with rosemary

The chicken is sauteed with smashed garlic until done and then kept warm

The ravioli is first boiled and then tossed with brown butter, balsamic vinegar, parmesan cheese and fresh parsley

The spinach salad starts with crisping up the pancetta and setting it off to the side.  Shallots, balsamic vinegar and sugar are cooked until syrupy and the spinach is tossed in until about wilted and then topped with the pancetta

Mr. John gave the entire meal 4.5.  We had a guest, Sue, and she gave it 4.75 stars!  And to top off our meal, Mr. J made us apple crisp!  It was a night of good eats!!  And most definitely worth the 30 50 minutes!

1 comment:

  1. Lucky Sue! Looks awesome. I have found that some of RR 30 min meals take me longer too.


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