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Keeping It Simple: Delicious Fettuccine and Coconut Cream Sauce

Thank you, Patak’s and Mom Central Canada, for helping this harried mother make a quick meal that the whole family will eat! 

Patak's Creamy Coconut & Pineapple Fettucine with Cilantro - Suburble (1 of 1)

I love a simple meal. Especially in times of business and chaos. 

Like trying to pack up your entire house with your children by your side. “Helping” you. 

Being a Patak’s mom, I have a few jars of “Stay Away From the Drive-Thru” in my pantry. And the recipe that I made this week – fettuccine and coconut cream sauce – was a delicious meal that only took me about 20 minutes to make, start-to-finish!

I was inspired by The Kitchen Magpie’s recent recipe for Butter Chicken Spaghetti. My kids love pasta. I love creamy sauces with the tiniest bit of heat. I decided to grab a jar of Patak’s Coconut Cream and Pineapple sauce and try out my version of Fettuccine Alfredo. 

Fettuccine with Coconut Cream and Pineapple Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 1 jar of Patak's Coconut Cream and Pineapple Sauce
  2. 1 pkg of fettuccine noodles
  3. 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  4. 1 tsp oil
  5. 1 cup of frozen peas
  6. 1 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped or ripped
Instructions
  1. Boil 8 cups of salted water; cook noodles according to directions
  2. In a frying pan, heat up tsp of oil
  3. Once hot, add cubed chicken - cook until no longer pink in the center
  4. Add jar of Patak's Coconut Cream and Pineapple Sauce
  5. Add cup of frozen peas
  6. Cook for 10 minutes until sauce is hot and peas are thawed and cooked
  7. Once noodles have been cooked until al dente, add to the chicken and sauce mixture - tossing to coat
  8. Serve with a garnish of cilantro!
  9. Ta-daaah! Dinner in 20 minutes! And it's good!
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Patak's Creamy Coconut and Pineapple Fettucine - Suburble (1 of 1)

You can make this dish sans peas, if they’re not your favourite (or if your kids will be horrified at the thought of beautiful little green orbs in their noodles). 

But I like the peas. I think that they add a fresh taste to the dish, and I love the little hints of colour! 

Patak's Creamy Coconut Fettucine with Cilantro - Suburble (1 of 1)

 Don’t you agree?

This month, the gang of Patak’s Moms was asked to add Indian flavour not only to our dinners, but also to our lives. I decided to take a bit of inspiration from the love of gold and jewel tones in Indian jewelry and create a pair of earrings. 

Gold and Green Drop Earring Tutorial - Suburble.com (1 of 1)

I’m still learning all about the intricacies of jewelry-making, but I love these sweet little earrings. I’ll be sharing a tutorial for these next week. 

Once I’ve got more skills under my belt, I’m going to try some of the more detailed pieces of jewelry that Indian style is known for.

And the bridal jewelry!?!?

It’s beyond incredible. 

Real Wedding: Vignesh + Gayathiri by Dhivager Rathakrishnan Photography - 01

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The use of colour is astounding and truly inspiring. 

Find more of this loveliness  – as well as decor and recipes inspired by Indian life – on my Pinterest board! 

Follow Tara @ Suburble’s board Indian Spice on Pinterest.

Disclosure: I am part of the Patak’s Canada Ambassador program with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. 

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8 comments

  1. March 27, 2014
    amy @ one artsy mama

    That recipe sounds delicious, and those earrings…gorgeous!!!
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    • April 2, 2014
      Tara

      Aww… thank you, Amy! I’m loving gold in jewelry these days (well, what DON’T I love gold in?).

      Reply
  2. March 27, 2014
    Crystal @ Sew Creative

    Mmmmm! Tara this looks SO GOOD. I’m definitely going to give it a try. 🙂 I just pinned and stumbled it so that I don’t forget. Your earrings are gorgeous too.
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    • April 2, 2014
      Tara

      Thank you, Crystal! Mama loves her pins! And yes, this is SO good – and incredibly easy. I love having a few quick-and-easy meals in my back pocket.

      Reply
  3. March 28, 2014
    Jo-Anna

    This looks SO good – I love love Indian food! And those earrings are gorgeous!!
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    • April 2, 2014
      Tara

      Thank you, Jo-Anna! I’m a huge Indian food fan (obviously), but I love mixing it up with unexpected things, like fettuccine noodles!

      Reply
  4. March 30, 2014
    Kara

    Looks delicious and easy. My kind of recipe!!
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    • April 2, 2014
      Tara

      You said it, sister. Delicious and easy are two of my favourite words.

      Reply

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