Sunday Night Dinner


I had two recipe requests last week. One I could ignore or put off until after open enrollment.  Two?  With two you get dinner.


Fake Meat & Low Carb Pasta = Great Meal

¼ teaspoon Garlic Salt

1/3 cup + 1 teaspoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1 ½ cup uncooked Dreamfield’s Low Carb Pasta

Florets of one stalk of Broccoli

5 ounces Vegan Chicken

6 cloves Garlic, minced

¼ Roasted Red Pepper, sliced into small strips

1 Button Mushroom, sliced

Parmesan Cheese (real or fake), optional


Add Garlic Salt and a teaspoon of the oil to a large pot of cold water. Bring to a boil.  Blanch the Broccoli for two minutes and remove.  Bring the water back to a rolling boil and add pasta.  Cook, stirring occasionally, for 9 minutes.

While the pasta is cooking, warm the oil and then add the Broccoli, Garlic, Red Pepper, and Mushroom. Cook slowly for 5 minutes.  Add the Chicken.  Continue until the Garlic softens and turns golden and the Chicken is warmed all the way through.

Drain the Pasta and return to the pot. Slice the Chicken into strips and mix everything together in the pot.  Divide into two dishes, sprinkle a little cheese on top, and serve with a tossed salad.

Feel free to change ALL of this. I would like to hear what you do to make this even better.


2 thoughts on “Sunday Night Dinner

  1. You almost lost me at “fake meat.”

    Sounds great, but I would definitely add real chicken or shrimp. Additionally, for any of my fellow gluten-intolerants who may read this, Bertolli makes a mean gluten-free spaghetti. My husband doesn’t even notice a difference.

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. I was going to use a real chicken breast or two, but the store was out of Kosher chicken breasts, so I improvised. Obviously, you skip the cheese if you use real chicken and want to make this dish Kosher.

    I’m sure your version will be delicious.

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