Garden-Fresh Chicken Pasta Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta with Chicken (see recipe below)
  • Sardine SaladRoast
  • Yellow Squash with Herbs
  • Caramel Apples

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta with Chicken has a fresh garden taste with the added attraction of chicken. Try this Sardine Salad with it for variety. Roast Yellow Squash with Herbs is a comfort food to add to any meal. Keep caramel sauce on hand for quick desserts like Caramel Apples anytime.

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta with Chicken

 

Sardine Salad

Top a hearty salad dressed with red wine vinaigrette with a few sardines; serve with a wedge of lemon and Melba toast or crusty bread.

Roast Yellow Squash with Herbs

Slice yellow summer squash and toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread on a cookie sheet and sprinkle with Italian herbs. Roast in a 350-degree oven 35 minutes, or until tender.

Caramel Apples

Core and slice apples, place in a bowl. Drizzle with caramel sauce; sprinkle with nuts.