Quick and Easy Date Night Recipes for Two 0
Quick and Easy Date Night Recipes for Two
by Katie Wilson from CraftyGirlCreates
Appetizer: Antipasto Tray
Entrée: Chicken Marsala with Angel Hair Pasta, & Steamed Green Beans
Dessert: Raspberry Coconut Chocolate Truffles
¼ pound good-quality salami
¼ pound shaved Parmesan cheese
¼ pound prosciutto
¼ pound Provolone cheese
¼ cup roasted red peppers, drained
½ cup olives, drained
-Cut salami, prosciutto and Provolone into small chunks.
-Arrange all ingredients on a serving tray, and serve.
-Leisurely take your time, grazing as you go.
Chicken Marsala with Angel Hair Pasta, & Steamed Green Beans
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup flour
¼ cup Marsala wine
¼ cup diced onions
4 ounces button mushrooms, sliced
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
4 ounces angel hair pasta
-Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat, and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
-Mix flour, salt and pepper together.
-Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture, and then dip in beaten egg.
-Carefully place in hot pan, and cook on both sides until golden brown.
-Place chicken on a baking sheet and place in the oven for 15 minutes, or until internal temperature is 160 degrees.
-Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and cook angel hair pasta according to package directions. Drain when finished.
-Add the onions to the frying pan, and briefly sauté.
-Add Marsala wine, and bring to a boil.
-Add sliced mushrooms & stir. Cover and simmer for 2-4 minutes.
-Serve the chicken on top of angel hair pasta, and top with the mushroom mixture.
Steamed Green Beans
½ pound green beans, ends trimmed
2 tablespoons butter
Salt & Pepper, to taste
-Bring a half inch of water to a boil in a saucepan.
-Add green beans, cover, and cook for 3-5 minutes, or until green beans are tender.
-Drain excess water, and add butter to green beans. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Raspberry Coconut Chocolate Truffles
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
3 tablespoons raspberry liqueur
½ cup coconut flakes
-In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolates together with butter and condensed milk. Stir constantly
-Once melted and mixed completely, remove from heat. Whisk in raspberry liqueur until smooth.
-Transfer to a bowl and place into the refrigerator until firm enough to hold its shape, about 20 minutes.
-Using a small scoop or tablespoon, form mixture into balls, about one tablespoon each. Place on greased parchment on a cookie sheet.
-Roll each ball in coconut flakes, and place in fridge for 10-15 minutes until firm.