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simple pasta: capellini with tomatoes & basil

I was craving pasta and looked inside my fridge to see what I had and decided to throw it all in a pan.. and that is how I made this very simple and yummy pasta dish: capellini with tomatoes and basil. It was a great way to get rid of extra ingredients and even though there weren’t a lot of ingredients, it ended up being very flavorful. It’s one of those dishes that you can make based on what you like. You can revise and add anything more.. if you want it more garlicy, chop up some more garlic or if you like spiciness, add more red pepper flakes. You can also add other veggies you might have (ie: bell peppers, onions, spinach) but I like the simplicity of the dish. A Delish Thoughts recipe: Serves 2 (or 1 if you eat a lot like me) Ingredients: – capellini pasta – 1/3 cup olive oil – 2 cloves of garlic, minced – 1 cup, heirloom tomatoes, halved – 1/2 cup, basil leaves, chopped – 1/2 …

pan seared tilapia with a lemon caper sauce

I created my own recipe! Ok not really because I have seen a similar recipe on the Food Network & I kind of copied the salmon with lemon caper butter sauce recipe (see below) but still, A for effort? 🙂 I busted a Rachael Ray on this dish because I didn’t measure my ingredients.. just gathered what I had at home and threw things in the pan but I am now reflecting back to share with you this delicious & easy recipe for pan seared tilapia with a lemon caper sauce! It took me about 15 min to cook. The fish is soft & flaky with a slight crisp and the sauce is zesty & tangy. I like capers so I kept adding more. Enjoy! Ingredients: tilapia fillets (bought 3 packaged fillets at Trader Joes) juice from 1 lemon 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil all purpose flour 1/2 cup white wine 1-2 tablespoons capers salt & pepper parsley leaves Directions: 1. Make sure to pat your fillets dry with a paper towel. …