CREAMY CHICKEN AND RAVIOLI - quick and easy
1/4 pound of chicken breasts, cubed
1 – 8 to 9 ounce package of fresh or frozen cheese ravioli
1 Tablespoon butter
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella or Parmesan cheese
garlic powder or roasted garlic, optional
mesquite seasoning, optional
seasoned salt, optional
Cut chicken breasts into small chunks, approximately 1/2-inch. Heat oven-proof skillet. Add olive oil. When hot, add chicken chunks. Cook until done, approximately 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, garlic, mesquite seasoning, and/or seasoned salt – if desired.
Cook ravioli according to package directions. Melt butter in pan. Add parsley, if desired. Stir in ravioli and heavy cream. Simmer approximately 3 to 4 minutes, until the cream has reduced. Pour into skillet with chicken. Stir together lightly. Sprinkle with cheese.
Turn on broiler. Broil until cheese is slightly melted. Serve immediately.
VARIATION: Add vegetables.
Pairs Well With
Sometimes having a little of this and a little of that requires a bit of creativity. I have to jot this down, so we can have it again. Homemade coleslaw was the perfect accompaniment.