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OK have pre cooked chicken and pasta

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melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 13:30:49

Post bug house here , gentle protein intro for dd1 & 2 , need to combine pre cooked chicken (dh bought for me from M&S) & pasta. What sauce, not tomato?

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muma3 Tue 27-Feb-07 13:36:19

mayo and toms and sweetcorn ???

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 13:44:37

alwasy used to concocting some sauce of some kind! Im not cooking for masterchef fgs am I ,why do I get me knickers in a twist! Brain cells have been lost in the last 48hrs , due to NO SLEEP [insert symapthy emoticon].

Not good at plain food , so just simply grated cheese on hot pasta and chicken.

Lullabyloo Tue 27-Feb-07 13:51:56

pesto with chicken?

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 13:57:22

yummmm pesto I do like , shame a friend was out at shops before and asked if I needed anything. Might look up ingredients and see what Ive got, can I sub pine nuts with blanched almonds ?? strange I know !

nailpolish Tue 27-Feb-07 13:59:22

melsy, put cooked chicken and cooked pasta in a dish with cooked brocolli and chuck over cheese sauce and throw in oven for 20mins

sprinkle grated cheese over the top too if you like it crispy

you can add a teeny bit cayenne pepper if you like to pep it up

this is a dinner lady recipe with tuna but can be used with chicken too

dead easy

nailpolish Tue 27-Feb-07 14:01:23

easy cheese sauce

one ounce flour
one ounce butter
four ounces cheese grated
pint of milk

blend the flour and butter in a pot to get a roue (sp)

carefully add the milk stirring to prevent lumps

when blended, add the cheese and stir til thickened a bit

hey presto

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 14:04:01

Now that sounds good , have frozen broccoli. just need to whip up some cheese sauce , (quite good for dd2 not into her milky), great nailpolish.

coool thank you girls , always get me out of binds and brain blanks.

need to have list of easy things like this , so I have immediate ideas at hand on the wall !!!

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 14:04:41

I assume dd2 6mths can have the milk as its cooked ?

Lullabyloo Tue 27-Feb-07 14:05:05

melsey...yes you can...any nuts really..walnuts make great pesto..
if you want the dish a little creamier just add creme fraiche or a little cream.yummy

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 14:10:49

yummmmmm , all good.

well need to check fridge and add to shopping list for next week.

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