This is a good choice in a recipe for two people who love Italian cuisine and want to celebrate a private anniversary. . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–chopped tomato (1, Roma)
–chopped green onions (2)
–sliced potatoes (one-half can; drained)
–asparagus lengths (one-half package, frozen and cooked for 3 minutes on high in microwave)
–sliced fresh mushrooms (4 of 5, white)
–shredded carrots (1 handful)
–salt and pepper to taste
–Tuscan herb seasoning (1 tablespoon; or substitute 1 teaspoon each of oregano, basil, thyme, and add some minced garlic to taste)
–Tuscan herb olive oil (or regular extra virgin olive oil) to taste
1 – Place the vegetables, with potatoes on the bottom, in a large, covered baking dish. Fold over gently. Season with salt, pepper, Tuscan herbs, and Tuscan herb olive oil. Microwave on high for 4 and one-half minutes.
2 – Place the chicken tenderloins on top. Finish with the carrots and a few drops of olive oil.
3 – Microwave for 4 minutes and 20 seconds on high. When finished, test the center piece for doneness. If not cooked, return to the microwave for 1 minute more.
4 – Serve the chicken and veggies hot.
–recipe inspired by C. Mabry, chef.