Chicken Carbonara

A one-dish wonder that includes pasta, chicken and sweet peas in an Alfredo-sauce base is made even easier by starting with cooked rotisserie chicken from the market.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked spaghetti
1
cup Green Giant Select® frozen baby sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
3
slices bacon
1/2
deli rotisserie chicken, skin and bone removed, chopped (about 2 cups)
1
jar (16 oz) Alfredo sauce
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook spaghetti as directed on package, adding peas during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place bacon on 2 microwave-safe paper towels and lay on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on High for 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp; crumble.
  • 3 Stir bacon, chicken and Alfredo sauce into cooked spaghetti and peas. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook spaghetti as directed on package, adding peas during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place bacon on 2 microwave-safe paper towels and lay on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on High for 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp; crumble.
  • 3 Stir bacon, chicken and Alfredo sauce into cooked spaghetti and peas. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Just-purchased rotisserie chicken should still be hot when you get it home. Let it cool about 15 minutes before removing the skin and bones.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
1120mg
1120%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
38g
38%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.