As a busy family, we sometimes struggle to find new inspiration for dinner and to avoid the “oh not that again” I’m always on the look out for easy ways to create a tasty easy dinner! I managed to grab the opportunity to try Schwartz 2in1 recipe mixes out and tonight we indulged in a Mediterranean chicken pasta bake.
Now, the first thing you need to remember is that 2in1 mixes are only supplying the flavouring, so you need to check the packet for the ingredients you need to make the dish before you begin!
Once the pasta, chicken and sauce (a tin of tomatoes combined with the top sachet of flavouring) is cooked, you pop it into a dish shake on the second sachet and add cheese then pop it under the grill for approx. 5 minutes.
The finished dish ready to serve looks like this:
It was easy to make, and looked impressive when we came to serve it. However, I have to be honest and say I don’t think we’d buy the mix, simply because we found the crumbly topping garlic flavouring too over powering and the flavouring for the sauce wasn’t strong enough to stand alone. I think the mixes are ideal for people who do not have a cupboard full of spices and want to produce a simple tasty dish, but unfortunately we’ve not been won over by this mix.
This post is an entry for BritMums ‘What’s for Dinner Tonight?’ sponsored by Schwartz. Find out more about the new 2in1 mixes here