Fresh Recipe: Italian Chicken with Veggies and Rice

The microwave often gets a bad reputation . . but when you use quality containers you can seriously do magic! I started out the New Year sharing how to make a 3 course meal using the microwave in less than 30 mins.    This week I made Italian Chicken with Mixed Veggies, Herbed Rice and Poached Pears.  That’s right, with Tupperware’s Stack Cooker  you can have a quick family dinner or prep out 4 meals for the week in NO TIME!

Tupperware helps you reach your New Years Solutions in style –  saving time, space and waste.  Order your Stack Cooker today at www.twcorinne.com or message me to date your own demo in your home so you can earn it FREE!

Try it out, and let me know how much you LOVE IT!

 

Bottom (3 qt casserole): Herbed Rice

1 ½ cups water

1 ¼ cups quick cooking rice

1 tsp. dried mixed herbs

In the 3 Qt casserole combine all ingredients. Set aside while you combine the other layers, then stack and cook as directed below. 

 

Middle (1 ¾ casserole): Italian Chicken with Veggies

3 cups frozen mixed vegetables

1 Tbsp. mayo

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 LB total)

1/8 tsp. paprika

1/3 cup finely chopped bread crumbs

3 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese

Rinse vegetables with warm water in strainer. Place vegetables in TUPPERWAVE 1 3/4 Qt casserole. Rinse chicken pieces & pat dry. Brush chicken with Mayo. Combine crumbs & cheese. Roll chicken in crumb mixture, coating generously. Place on top of vegetables around outer edges of casserole, with thickest portions toward outer edge. Sprinkle chicken with paprika & any remaining breadcrumbs.

 

Top(3/4 casserole): Spiced Pears

½ cup grape or cranberry juice

2 cinnamon sticks

8 pear halves (canned)

Mix juice and cinnamon in the Stack Cooker ¾-Qt. Casserole Cover.  Place pears in juice cut side down.

 

Once you prepared each recipes, put the stack together (3 Qt, 1 3/4 Qt, and cover), place in microwave cook for 25 minutes. Let stand 5.  Then, stir rice before serving. Garnish with parsley, if desired.   ENJOY!

 

Corinne Brown

Fresh Recipe: Apple Cake

Today at our Studio in Charlotte I made this super yummy Apple Cake for Fresh Tip Tuesday!   Best part is, it takes less than 15 mins and is so good its scary good LOL!  I also shared some great apple facts. Which one is your favorite?

Let me know what you think when you try the recipe!

 

Apple Cake

1 (14 oz) can apple pie filling or 2-3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced.
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 egg
2/3 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup milk
1 tsp. oil
2 tsp baking powder

 

  1. Pour apple pie filling or sliced apples into base of the MicroPro Grill.
  2. Sprinkle brown sugar and sinnamon over the apples
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together remaining ingredients, pour over apple mixture.
  4. Place cover in CASSEROLE position and microwave on high power for 15 mins. Serve Warm. (with whipped cream!)

 

Remember you can always get my Fresh Product Picks at www.twcorinne.com or have me come make it for you when you schedule your own Tupperware Party.

Let me know what you think!

Enjoy!Corinne Brown

 

Fresh Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper FarfalleI had a great time this morning on WBTV’s Morning Bounce sharing Tupperware’s newest innovation that is sure to help with the pressure of fixing dinner now that school is back. (Well, any night LOL).  The New Smart Multi Cooker is 4 in 1 ~ Cooking your Grains, Pasta, Meats and Veggies all at once. You can even make yummy desserts all in the microwave.    Right now you can only get this amazing new product when you host a Tupperware Party, so contact me to schedule your in home or facebook party today!

Roasted Red Pepper-Feta Chicken with Pasta

Yield:  4

Serving Size:  1 thigh + 2 cups pasta

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped
  • 1¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup diced yellow squash
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • 2 cups farfalle pasta
  • ½ tbsp. minced parsley (garnish)
  • For the sauce
  • 2 roasted red bell peppers, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp. feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in the shielded colander of the Tupperware® Smart Multi-Cooker, season with ½ tsp. of the salt and pepper and set aside. In the shallow colander, combine squash and onions, season with ¼ tsp. of the salt and set aside. 
  2. In the base/water reservoir of the Smart Multi-Cooker, stir together remaining salt, pasta and water (filled to the ring indentation in the base). Microwave, uncovered, on high power 3 minutes. Remove from microwave.
  3. Place shielded colander with chicken inside base (without removing pasta). Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 8 minutes. 
  4. While chicken begins to cook, make the sauce. In the base of the Power Chef® System fitted with the blade attachment, combine bell pepper, feta, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, cream, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and pull cord until pureed. 
  5. Transfer mixture to the 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher. Microwave on high power 45 seconds. Stir and microwave 45 seconds more.
  6. Remove Smart Multi-Cooker from microwave. Place shallow colander with vegetables on top of shielded colander. Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 3 minutes more. Remove from microwave. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a large bowl. Drain pasta using the shielded colander and transfer to bowl with chicken and vegetables; set aside.