Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta

Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta

Story: Elevate your dinner game with this mouthwatering recipe! Creamy, flavorful, and oh-so-satisfying! 😋

Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken (skinless, boneless breasts or tenderloins)
  • 1 tsp paprika 🌶️
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning (thyme, oregano, basil)
  • Salt to taste 🧂
  • 1.5 cups heavy cream 🥛
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese 🧀
  • 5 tomatoes, chopped 🍅
  • 3 cups fresh spinach or 1 cup cooked spinach 🌿
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced 🧄
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes 🌶️
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and chopped 🥓
  • 10 oz penne pasta (gluten-free option available)
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese for serving 🧀
Instructions:
  1. Season chicken with paprika, Italian seasoning, and salt. Cook in olive oil until browned.
  2. Remove chicken; in the same pan, add garlic, tomatoes, and red pepper flakes. Cook until tomatoes soften.
  3. Stir in cream and Parmesan cheese. Simmer until it thickens.
  4. Add spinach, cooked chicken, and cooked bacon.
  5. Serve over cooked penne pasta, garnish with more Parmesan cheese. 🍝🧀

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