I can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since I’ve done a post! Malware is serious, and I recommend getting protected against it! That’s all I will say on that.
I’ve missed you guys!!! I have to say I’ve really been making an effort to be creative, but have been falling short due to my busy schedule. I was given this recipe by my friend Ashley to try in my new Instant Pot (do you guys have one yet!??), and I really enjoyed it! It only took me about 25 minutes total to make including cook time. Now THAT is what I’m talking about! The Instant Pot is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, egg cooker, and a few other things all in one. As you’ll see in this recipe, it also has a sauté function where you can brown both sides of your meat before throwing on the pressure without having to use the stove first. It’s super easy and super convenient.
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons light butter
1 lemon (1/2 juiced, 1/2 sliced for garnish)
1 cup chicken broth
1 can pitted green olives
1/2 red onion finely chopped
1/2 box pasta of your choice
Season both sides of chicken breasts liberally with salt and pepper.
Turn your Instant Pot on “sauté” mode, and allow to heat up (it will say “hot”).
Put butter down, and then place chicken breasts in pot and sauce on each side for a total of 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes, put the remaining ingredients in with the chicken, and cook on high pressure for 10 more minutes.
The recipe says to bring to a simmer first, which I forgot to do. Mine turned out great, though.
The amazing part to me is that you pressure cook the chicken for ten more minutes and it’s done. It’s not dry. It’s just so good! It’s a time saver, and great for someone that wants to cook healthy with fresh ingredients, but doesn’t want to spend an hour and a half after work food prepping and waiting on dinner to finish. Are you with me!?
Ali happens to agree:
She was also waiting patiently for any kind of food casualty so she could do her part in helping to clean up ;-).
The finished product!!
Yes, it tasted as good as it looked! Just cook some pasta and put your chicken, olives, and sauce over it. Dinner is served!
Please share your favorite Instant Pot recipes with me! I am just starting with mine, and need ideas! Leave me some love and ideas in the comment section!