Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli

Here’s a simple recipe for Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli:

 

Ingredients:

– 8 oz (about 225g) penne or your favorite pasta
– 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, diced
– 6 slices of bacon, chopped
– 2 cups broccoli florets
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
– 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 1 cup heavy cream
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the diced chicken and cook until browned and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.

3. In the same skillet, add another tablespoon of olive oil. Add the chopped bacon and cook until crispy.

4. Add the minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.

5. Add the broccoli florets to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes until they start to become tender.

6. Reduce the heat to medium-low, return the cooked chicken to the skillet, and add the cooked pasta.

7. Pour in the heavy cream and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

8. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar and grated Parmesan cheese over the pasta mixture. Stir until the cheeses are melted and the pasta is well coated.

9. Continue to cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until everything is heated through.

10. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve hot.

Enjoy your Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli! Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other vegetables or herbs to suit your taste.

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