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.