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Chicken Carbonara Pasta Bake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Traditional Carbonara pasta turned into an amazing pasta bake that’s sure to become a family-favorite! MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked penne pasta
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked, chopped
1
jar (15 oz) Alfredo sauce
6
slices bacon, cooked, chopped (6 tablespoons)
1
egg
1
teaspoon pepper
1
cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook 12 oz uncooked penne pasta as directed on package until al dente. Drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3
    In large bowl, combine drained cooked pasta, 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked, chopped, 1 jar (15 oz) Alfredo sauce, 3 tablespoons chopped cooked bacon, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon pepper; stir gently to combine. Pour mixture in baking dish.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove from oven. Top evenly with remaining 3 tablespoons chopped cooked bacon and 1 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over top before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Use pre-cooked chicken or a deli rotisserie chicken to help save time!
  • Use chopped pancetta (Italian bacon) instead of regular bacon for a more savory flavor!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
700
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
19g
95%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
170mg
56%
Sodium
970mg
40%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
2g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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