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Chicken Tortellini Bake with Banana Cake Bon Bons

Total Time - 50 minutes / Makes 6 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Thaw cake; prepare pasta recipe and begin to bake (10 minutes)
  • Prepare bon bons through step 2; place in freezer (20 minutes)
  • Complete pasta recipe and bon bons; serve (20 minutes)

Chicken Tortellini Bake

Ingredients
1 (9-oz) package three-cheese tortellini
1 (24-oz) jar vodka pasta sauce
1/2 cup sweet pepper bruschetta topping (or roasted red peppers)
2 large eggs, beaten (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
1 (6-oz) package refrigerated Italian cheese bread crumb mix
1 lb chicken breast tenders
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped

Steps
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Toss pasta with vodka sauce and bruschetta topping; place in 9-inch square baking dish.
  2. Place eggs in shallow bowl; place bread crumb mix in second bowl. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces. Dip chicken into egg (allowing excess to drip off). Finally, coat chicken with bread crumb mixture; press with fingertips to coat evenly. Arrange chicken on top of pasta (wash hands). Bake 30-35 minutes or until chicken is 165F.
  3. Top pasta with cheese; bake 2-3 more minutes or until cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes to cool. Chop basil; sprinkle over top and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 580kcal; FAT 32g; CHOL 170mg; SODIUM 1270mg; CARB 34g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 37g; VIT A 20%; VIT C 50%; CALC 50%; IRON 15%

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Banana Cake Bon Bons

Ingredients
1/2 of a (20-oz) pound cake, thawed
Nonstick aluminum foil
1 large banana
2 (3.25-oz) cups vanilla pudding
2 (7-oz) containers dipping chocolate
Decorating sprinkles (optional)

Prep
  • Remove cake from packaging and cut in half (reserve remaining half for another use); slice cake thinly. Let stand 10 minutes to thaw.
  • Line baking sheet with foil. (Be sure pan will fit in your freezer.)
Steps
  1. Mash banana in medium bowl; crumble pound cake and add to banana. Stir in pudding, blending until consistency of soft dough.
  2. Roll cake mixture into 1-inch balls (or form with a portion scoop). Place on baking sheet; freeze 10-15 minutes to harden balls.
  3. Melt chocolate following package instructions. Dip cake balls into chocolate using two forks; letting excess chocolate drip off. Place balls on baking sheet; immediately top with sprinkles and let chocolate harden. Store in refrigerator or freezer until ready to serve. (Makes 24 bon bons.)

CALORIES (per 1/12 recipe) 300kcal; FAT 17g; CHOL 35mg; SODIUM 125mg; CARB 37g; FIBER 0g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 2%; CALC 6%; IRON 2%

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Shopping List

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ADD ALL 14 ITEMS TO LIST

Dairy
Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) pkg refrigerated Italian cheese bread crumb mix
Add to your grocery list 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Add to your grocery list 1 (9-oz) pkg  three-cheese tortellini

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list decorating sprinkles (optional)
Add to your grocery list 2 containers dipping chocolate (7-oz)
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup sweet pepper bruschetta topping (or roasted red peppers)
Add to your grocery list 2 cups vanilla pudding (3.25-oz)
Add to your grocery list 1 (24-oz) jar vodka pasta sauce

Frozen
Add to your grocery list 1/2 of a (20-oz) pound cake

Meat
Add to your grocery list 1 lb chicken breast tenders

Produce
Add to your grocery list 1-oz bag fresh basil
Add to your grocery list 1 large banana

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list 2 large eggs (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
Add to your grocery list nonstick aluminum foil

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with fresh salad blend and garlic bread.
  • Choose your favorite sprinkles for the bon bons. Be sure to add the sprinkles right after dipping; if you wait too long, they may not stick.
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