Chervil is an herb related to parsley that has a mild anise flavor. It adds a hint of fascinating flavor to this brothy chicken dish with homemade spinach pasta.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken in resealable food safe plastic bag, add dressing, seal bag and turn to coat. Marinate chicken in refrigerator about 30 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, to make pasta, in a 6-quart Dutch oven bring about 1/2-inch water to boiling. Add spinach; cover and cook about 3 minutes or until wilted. Drain spinach; squeeze dry. Place spinach in food processor bowl, purée. Add flour, eggs, and salt. Cover and process until mixture forms fine crumbs. With processor running, slowly pour 1 Tbsp. of the oil and enough water through feed to form dough into a ball, tube. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface. Cover, let dough rest for 3 minutes. Divide dough into 4 portions.

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  • Dust work surface with flour. Roll dough into 1/2-inch-wide logs . Slice into 1-inch pieces. Gently roll each dough piece in a ball. Roll dough balls over a lightly floured gnocchi paddle or the tines of a fork to create oval shapes with grooves on one side. Cover pasta; let stand 20 minutes.

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  • While pasta stands, in the 6-quart pot bring 3 quarts salted water and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil to boiling. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Sprinkle chicken with crushed green peppercorns. In an extra large skillet cook chicken in the remaining 2 tablespoons hot oil over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Remove chicken; cover and keep warm. Add mushrooms to skillet; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add chicken broth and reserved marinade to the skillet. Bring to boiling. Stir in half the chervil. Remove from heat; cover and keep warm.

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  • Add pasta to boiling water. Reduce heat slightly and boil, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until pasta floats to top. Drain pasta.

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  • To serve place broth and pasta in bowl; top with chicken and mushrooms. Pour over warm broth mixture. Sprinkle with remaining chervil. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

547 calories; 24 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 7 g polyunsaturated fat; 11 g monounsaturated fat; 148 mg cholesterol; 698 mg sodium. 821 mg potassium; 42 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 10 g protein; 3741 IU vitamin a; 15 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 20 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 189 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 71 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;

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