We suggest that you just start sprinkling the blends on whatever you’re cooking tonight; but these recipes can give you some new ideas for cooking in your kitchen. Notes at the bottom of the recipes will give you additional ideas for exchanging flavors of blends you have on hand. Don’t forget to check out our simple chicken recipes!

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Chicken Carbonara Rosa

Otis Mehlberg - Thursday, December 09, 2010

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)

1 TBSP Basiks at Home™ Italian Table Blend, divided

1 TBSP Basiks at Home™  Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 small onion, chopped

1 slice(s) bacon or pancetta, chopped

1 cup(s) thawed frozen green peas

1/3 cup(s) dry white wine or chicken broth

1 jar(s) Four Cheese Pasta Sauce

Chopped fresh parsley (optional), for garnish

Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese, for garnish if desired


Heat olive oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken seasoned with 1 teaspoon Basiks at Home™ Italian Table Blend., about 5-7 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside. Cook onion, bacon, and peas in same skillet, stirring occasionally, 6 minutes or until bacon is crisp and onion is tender.

Stir in wine/broth and cook on high 2 minutes. Stir in Four Cheese Pasta Sauce and remaining 2 teaspoons of Basiks at Home™ Italian Table Blend and cook 3-4 minutes, until just ready to boil. Reduce heat to low, return chicken to skillet and simmer covered 5 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Sprinkle, if desired, with more Basiks at Home™ Italian Table Blend, chopped fresh parsley and freshly grated parmesan cheese.