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Menu Plan for the week of May 31, 2013:  Tuesday's Recipes

Pasta with Chicken, Avocado and Peanut Sauce

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     Another pasta dish that is not quite salad, not quite pasta.  Best served warm as it keeps the sauce creamier. All indoor cooking for this meal.

Pasta with Chicken, Avocado and Peanut Sauce

Total time: 25 minutes
   Peanut sauce goes very well with avocado and is great with a warm, summery pasta. I used the pepper raw, but you can add it to the onions to sauté if you like. 

Pasta with Chicken, Avocado and Peanut Sauce Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 25 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet, lid, pot and colander for pasta,
large bowl

Put water on high heat for pasta
Cut chicken
Trim, slice mushrooms
Slice onion
Mince garlic
Cut pepper

Start to cook pasta
Sauté paprika, cumin in oils
Add chicken, sauté
Add mushrooms, garlic, onion, sauté
Add chicken broth, sherry, cover, simmer
Drain pasta, put in bowl
Add pepper, soy sauce, peanut butter to chicken, stir
Spoon chicken mixture over pasta, stir
Cube avocado
Add avocado to pasta, toss gently
Serve.