Mangia Monday!

"A jazz musician can improvise based on his knowledge of music. He understands how things go together. For a chef, once you have that basis, that’s when cuisine is truly exciting."
-Charlie Trotter

Hello! Today I have an easy recipe for you! It requires minimal ingredients, uses one pan and does not need any other sides!! It is a family favorite, I hope you enjoy it as well!

Buon Appetito'!

"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
-M. Fisher

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Poached Chicken & Escarole
Serves: 4

* 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
* Salt and pepper
* 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
* 2 Shallots, peeled and finely diced
* 2 Cloves garlic, peeled and finely diced
* 2 pkg (15 oz) Chopped Escarole
* 1 can (15.5 oz) Cannellini Beans, drained
* 1/2 cup white wine
* 16 oz Chicken Gravy
* Sliced Italian Bread

1.) Season chicken with salt and pepper.
2.) Heat olive oil in a saute' pan on medium-high.
3.) Add shallots and garlic.
4.) Cook, stirring, about 1 min, until soft but not browned.
5.) Add escarole to the pan and cook 2-3 min until wilted.
6.) Mix in cannellini beans and wine.
7.) Cook 3-5 min, until liquid is reduced to about one-third.
8.) Mix gravy in and bring to a simmer.
9.) Add chicken to the pan return to a simmer.
10.) Cover and poach for 6 min.
11.) Turn chicken over and poach, covered, 12-15 min, until internal temp is 165°.
12.) Transfer the chicken only to a platter; let rest 5-10 min, keeping warm.
13.) Simmer escarole sauce mixture until reduced and thickened.
14.) Spoon escarole and sauce over chicken.
15.) Serve with bread.

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
-J.R.R. Tolkien

Silly Joke of the Day:

What do you call the best butter on the farm?
..........A goat.

Have a great day and remember: Go Ahead & Indulge!

1 comment:

Linda said...

Sounds simple but yummy. Thanks for sharing!