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Old 02-23-2008, 12:13 PM   #1
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Red onion, pesto, parsley, 5 mushrooms

I'm cleaning out the fridge and would like to use all of these items (in a meal for 2) before they go bad.
Theres not a lot of pesto, probably a couple tablespoons.
I'm also going grocery shopping today and can pick up more food for fillers.
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Old 02-23-2008, 12:20 PM   #2
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Mmmm. Looks like the beginning of a great pasta dish corazon. Got any chicken breast you can add in there? I'd add a pepper (red or yellow) and maybe some snow peas, toss the onion, mushroom and peppers in a skillet then add in the pesto, maybe a blob of cream cheese and then toss in the pasta to get coated with all the numminess.
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hmmm, mushroom, red onion, parsley, and goat cheese stuffed baked chicken breasts, topped with a little pesto?
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Hey, if you do that, thin it with a little cream or milk or something as needed. I think that would be killer good.

Oooooo...I like Buckytoms idea too.
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cream cheese Alix? I haven't heard of combining that with pesto before.

I also have some alfredo sauce but I'm unsure whether it's still okay to eat or not.

BT, saute the onion and mushrooms first? That sounds good too!
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yes, i'd sautee them a bit first, cora. just a few seconds, to help them be cooked at the same time the chicken is done.
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cream cheese Alix? I haven't heard of combining that with pesto before.

I also have some alfredo sauce but I'm unsure whether it's still okay to eat or not.

BT, saute the onion and mushrooms first? That sounds good too!
Yep, a bit of cream with pesto is killer good. I suggested cream cheese because it coats the pasta a bit better, any cream will do though. Just need a wee bit.
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Two great options here!
Maybe I make BT's chicken but bread it in parmesan panko, then make some cream cheese pesto pasta on the side. I like it.
Whadda ya think?
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Old 02-23-2008, 12:55 PM   #9
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Pizza, Pizza. If you only have a little pesto, make a half-n-half Pizza. Spread the pesto on one half of the dough, & alfredo on the other half. Top w sliced mushrooms, sliced/chopped onions, shredded mozzarella, & sliced tomatoes. Add in whatever you like, i.e. pine nuts, sliced black olives, asparagus, peppers, cooked chicken breast, prosciutto.
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yum. Pizza sounds good too. I've never put alfredo on a pizza before but I love eating white pizzas! Now I'm gonna have to buy more onions and mushrooms!
How can I tell if my alfredo is still good? Does it get mold on it or just smell bad?
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