DH wanted yet another cheeseburger for lunch today. I am not that fond of too many meat-heavy meals in a row, so I dragged out little pokes of all kinds of things in the refrigerator.
With the aid of the basil pesto shown above, I made a “skillet casserole” that was so delicious that I can still taste it just by looking at the picture!
What’s in it?
A handful of linguini, a couple of forkfuls of the pesto, some red pepper, mushroom, onion and gravy that was still available, several bits of cauliflower, and a sweet potato.
I cut the sweet potato in half to make a centerpiece for this lovely creation. It looks like the center of a sunflower, doncha’ think?
As usual, I was too heavy handed in putting items into the pan, and ended up with about half of it leftover – but I ate ALL of the sweet potato. The half of the sweet potato that I didn’t put into it this time can go in when I finish it off tomorrow.
This is my first adventure with this brand of basil pesto. Usually there is waaaaay too much garlic in it, but this one seems a bit milder. I’m still careful with amounts, though. DH put a big slathering of it on his cheeseburger and said it was really good mixed with the peperoncini. Sounds too “in your face” for me, but he said it was a lovely combination.