Creamy Bowtie Pasta

2013-02-05
  • Yield : 1 casserole
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 35m

Ingredients

  • 3 slices chopped bacon
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 4 cloves of roasted garlic
  • 1 cup of sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsps minced fresh basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 oz. dry bowtie pasta

Method

Step 1

Brown bacon in a skillet over high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to skillet . Once the chicken is cooked add mushrooms to the pan and saute. Remove mixture from skillet and set aside.

Step 2

Add the chicken broth and garlic to the skillet and bring to a boil. Add the cream and return to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat and add the chicken mixture back into the sauce.

Step 3

Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the dry pasta. Boil according to package directions, about 8-10 minutes.

Step 4

Drain pasta and combine with the sauce mixture. Pour the entire mixture into a casserole dish and top with parmesan cheese.

Step 5

If freezing, cool and wrap the mixture and place in the freezer for up to 3 months. When ready to cook, thaw in the refrigerator. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and cook uncovered until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.

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Hi, my name is Rena and I'm a working mother of two little girls (one under 2 and a newborn). I realize the struggle that is involved in finding the time to prepare healthy meals for my family. I also realize how important it is to provide nutritious meals that will teach good eating habits and keep my family healthy. It's my goal to help make it easier for other families to find recipes that can simplify their meal planning and save time. I hope you enjoy my recipes and cooking advice!

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