Cheesy, Tomato and Chickpea Fettuccine

This week’s quick and easy weeknight dinner came about based on items that were on sale at Publix. Do you plan your meals/grocery list around sales?

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I often try to for a couple reasons. Obviously to save money and also to try things that might not normally make my list.

This week that was Buitoni Fettuccine and grape tomatoes, which turned into a very scrumptious dinner.

Cheesy, Tomato and Chickpea Fettuccine

Ingredients

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup shaved parmesan
  • more salt to taste

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions.

In a pan over medium heat add olive oil, tomatoes, basil, garlic powder, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add chickpeas, tossing to coat.

Drain pasta and return to pot. Mix tomatoes with pasta, adding cheese and more salt to taste.

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Serve on top of spinach for added nutrition and possibly a glass of wine for relaxation.

Do you plan your grocery list based on weekly specials?

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4 thoughts on “Cheesy, Tomato and Chickpea Fettuccine

    1. Stacy Eats Post author

      I need to go to Buford Farmer’s Market. I’ve been meaning to but always avoid it because I don’t want to fight the crowds (I sound like Kat!). I need to bite the bullet already. :)

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