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5 from 3 votes

Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

Fettuccine pasta tossed in a parmesan cream sauce then topped off with juicy chicken and crisp bacon! Super easy and delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 825.51kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1/2 lb fettuccine
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp red crushed pepper optional
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine the granulated garlic, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Season the chicken on both sides with the spice mixture.
  • Cook the bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove from the skillet and set aside. Reserve the bacon grease.
  • Cook the chicken in the same skillet you cooked the bacon in for 6-7 minutes on each side or until fully cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and slice into bite-sized pieces.
  • Add the garlic and red crushed pepper and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add the heavy cream and parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the sauce over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes or until nice and thick.
  • Add the cooked fettuccine pasta along with the cooked chicken and crisp bacon. Check for seasoning and mix well.
  • Garnish with parsley, if desired. Enjoy!

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Notes

  • If using thin sliced chicken breasts, cook for 3 minutes on each side or until fully cooked through. The safe internal temperature for cooked chicken is 165 degrees F. 
  • If you have any left over spice mixture, add it to the sauce. 

Nutrition

Calories: 825.51kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.34g | Protein: 40.71g | Fat: 53.32g | Saturated Fat: 27.3g | Cholesterol: 268.5mg | Sodium: 505.12mg | Potassium: 711.98mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 1.32g | Vitamin A: 1701.35IU | Vitamin C: 2.83mg | Calcium: 166.95mg | Iron: 1.97mg