Easy Chicken and Bacon Pasta in Garlic Cream Sauce Recipe



Prep time : 20 minutes; Cook time: 20 to 25 minutes; Total time: 40 to 45 minutes; Yield: 4-6

Ingredients

5 chopped medium-sized tomatoes

125 grs baby spinach

300 mls cream

500 grs penne pasta

1 1/3 cups Parmesan cheese; grated

2 chicken breasts fillets

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

3 chopped rashers of bacon

¼ cup Parmesan cheese; for serving purposes

1 tsp Italian herbs; dried

1 pinch chili flakes; optional for those who likes spicy food

1 tsp paprika

5 minced garlic cloves

Baking Instructions

Prepare a large frying pan; grease it lightly with olive oil.

Cook the bacon just enough until the color turn to golden brown. Put onto a plate.

Bring to boil a large pan of water then put the pasta into the boiling water. Cook until soft.

While waiting for the pasta to cook, pour some oil into a frying pan.

After that, fry the chicken fillets in for approximately 5 minutes each side. Before turning the other side, spread Italian herbs and paprika all over the fillets. Furthermore, cook for about 5 to 7 minutes.

Remove the fillets onto a plate then gently part it into smaller pieces.

Add baby spinach, tomatoes, garlic cloves, chicken fillets, bacon, chili flakes and cream into the pan. Stir it occasionally for a couple of minutes until all the ingredients well combined.

Slowly pour the Parmesan cheese into the mixture and stir continually until the sauce melt all over the dish.

Finally, put pasta into the frying pan along with the previously made sauce. Mix it well.

For the last touch, top the dish with the prepared Parmesan cheese. You can choose whether to serve it on the hot pan or remove it to a plate. Serve together with bread crumbs.