Main Dishes

Asparagus Pasta in white sauce

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Pasta topped with creamy white sauce with crunchy pan roasted asparagus, bacon bits, Parmesan cheese.

1 bunch of asparagus (about 15-20 spears), cut into smaller sizes
3 large cloves garlic, each sliced into 3-4
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp cooking oil
1 cup bacon bits
2 Tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small onion, chopped
200-250ml all-purpose cream or heavy whipping cream
200-250ml evaporated milk or fresh milk
salt and pepper to taste
grated Parmesan cheese
300g pasta noodles, cooked as per package directions
In a pan, heat olive oil under medium-high heat. Add the asparagus and garlic slices, sprinkle some salt and pepper and saute for about 3-4 minutes or until some sides are browned but the asparagus are...
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Nutritions

Calories
8761

Sodium
8555mg
356% DV

Fat
404g
622% DV

Protein
175g
351% DV

Carbs
867g
295% DV

Fiber
74g
296% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV