CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI WITH RICOTTA SAUCE

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 chicken breast halves without skin
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 lb ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp fresh tarragon chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives minced

Directions

  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add chicken and onion.
  • Saute 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken turns white.
  • Add broccoli and broth.
  • Simmer, covered, 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Transfer chicken and broccoli to bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Keep warm.
  • Cook down pan juices until 1/4 cup remains.
  • In food processor, process ricotta with mustard until smooth.
  • Add pan juices.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in tarragon and chives.
  • Process until well mixed.
  • Divide sauce between 4 plates.
  • Place chicken over sauce and sprinkle with herbs.

Notes

Broccoli and chicken, ho-hum. Add this sauce and it becomes yum-yum.

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Categories: Dairy  Dinner  Main Dish  Poultry  Stove  Vegetable 

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