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Chicken and bacon penne with garlic, sundried tomatoes and spinach

Chicken and bacon penne with garlic, sundried tomatoes and spinach

Chicken and bacon penne with garlic, sundried tomatoes and spinach

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: Main Food Recipes, Pasta Recipes
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

465

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 chicken breast fillets, cut lengthways

  • 6 bacon medallions, diced

  • 2tsp paprika

  • 2tsp Italian seasoning

  • 1 small jar (I used 285g) sundried tomatoes, minus the oil and chopped

  • 3 handfuls spinach leaves

  • 5 cloves garlic

  • 1/4tsp chilli flakes

  • 200g cooking cream

  • 70g parmesan

  • 200g penne pasta

Directions

  • Cook pasta as per packet instructions.
  • Rub paprika and italian seasoning into chicken.
  • Heat oil in pan over high heat, cook chicken, turning over approx half way, until cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add bacon and cook for approx 3-4mins.
  • Add spinach, tomatoes, garlic and chilli flakes.
  • When spinach has wilted, add cooking cream.
  • Bring to the boil, reduce heat, and stir in parmesan. Stir to make a creamy sauce and remove from heat. Season to taste.
  • Drain pasta and stir, serve with sliced chicken on top.