Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

A dinner I came up with because little money to work with, $3.50 for the breasts and $0.75 for the Rotini, I'd say that's a cheap dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 10' frying pan (just the pan no oil).
  2. Put on 2 quarts of water to boil in saucepan.
  3. Add Vinegar to frying pan (let it bubble).
  4. Add Italian Dressing to Frying pan (bubble^).
  5. Place the Chicken Breast in the frying pan.
  6. Sear chicken - 5 minutes per side.
  7. Cover frying pan
  8. Lower heat to med/low simmer for 20 minutes.
  9. Add Rotini to boiling water - stir often.
  10. Place chicken breasts on a cutting board.
  11. DO NOT dispose of Vinegar/Italian Mixture.
  12. Add spagetti sauce to mixture.
  13. Stir until bubbling.
  14. Strain Rotini - run under cold water to protect flavor and prevent sticky noodles.
  15. Cube chicken breasts.
  16. Add to sauce.
  17. Add Rotini to Frying pan mixture.
  18. Stir well.
  19. Cover and continue to heat apx. 5 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was good and different but not something I would make on a regular basis. Made for Fall PAC 2007.

bmcnichol October 15, 2007

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