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10 Ways to Spice Up Your Pasta

Comfort Food
Comfort food will make you feel safe and warm.
Comfort food will make you feel safe and warm.
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Everyone needs a comfort food fix once and a while. Macaroni and cheese and the chicken noodle casserole perfectly embody good old American comfort food dishes. You can make fancier versions with butter and cream sauces, but for a pasta dish anyone can make, try the following: Get some egg noodles, cream of mushroom soup, boneless chicken breast, parmesan cheese and canned fried onions. Cook your egg noodles, grill or sauté your chicken and open your canned goods. Add the soup, noodles and chicken and spice it up with some sage or poultry seasoning, oregano, salt and pepper. Put it in a glass casserole dish, add the cheese and fried onions on top and bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until it looks like crunchy brown baked goodness. If you want to make it a little healthier, go with a low-sodium, low-fat soup and add some broccoli florets.