Creamy Skillet Noodles with Peas

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 5 cups uncooked fine egg noodles
  • 2-1/2 cups frozen peas (about 10 ounces)
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add noodles; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in peas, broth, cream, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-12 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.

Spanish Chicken and Rice

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2½-inch pieces
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup dry white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives, chopped (optional)

Ham It Up Primavera

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 8 green onions, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided