Linguini A la [Insert Your Name Here] (for example: Linguini A la David (if David made the dish)

Ingredients

Salt and pepper

1 pound linguini

1 cup whole-milk ricotta

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

1 5-oz. bag baby spinach

Preparation

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add spaghetti and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes.

In a bowl, stir together ricotta, olive oil, lemon zest and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper.

Drain spaghetti, reserving 1 cup cooking water. Return pasta to pot and stir in ricotta mixture, spinach and 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Toss well, adding more pasta cooking water 1 Tbsp. at a time, if necessary. Serve hot.

Greek Chicken

Ingredients

1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved

1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives

4 ounces feta cheese, coarsely crumbled (1 cup)

1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil

Coarse salt and ground pepper

1 1/2 pounds thin chicken cutlets (about 8)

Directions

In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, olives, feta, mint, and 1 tablespoon oil. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

Heat a grill pan over high; brush lightly with oil. Season cutlets with salt and pepper. Cook, working in batches as necessary, until chicken is cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate, and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm. Top chicken with tomato mixture, and serve with your favorite toasted garlic french bread.

Three Recipes You Can Make In 15 Minutes (Or Less!)  was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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