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Chicken Carbonara Pasta Bake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Traditional Carbonara pasta turned into an amazing pasta bake that’s sure to become a family-favorite!

Holly Lofthouse Holly Lofthouse
September 20, 2016

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

  • 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.
  • 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 INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
576.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24.4g
38%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Cholesterol
123.6mg
41%
Sodium
1281.3mg
53%
Total Carbohydrate
48.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
38.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
39.90%
40%
Iron
5.40%
5%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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