Chicken and Pasta Carbonara

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 8

Bring the taste of Italy into your home with this easy dish. Just mix our chicken breasts with linguine and add some Italian flare to create a hearty meal the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 2 Sanderson Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets, cut crosswise at an angle, ¼-inch thick
  • 8 ounces dry linguine
  • 6 Slices of bacon cut into ½ inch pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup frozen green peas

Nutritional Information (PER SERVING)

Calories: 470
Fat: 23g
Saturated Fat: 13g
Sodium: 970mg
Carbohydrate: 27g
Sugars: 4g
Protein: 38g

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta in an 8-quart stockpot according to package directions omitting the salt.
  2. Cook bacon in a 5 quart sauce pot over medium-high heat until evenly browned. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  3. Season chicken with salt and black pepper.
  4. Add chicken to bacon drippings and cook for 5 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  5. Add chicken broth, milk, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and peas. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes or until cream cheese has completely melted.
  6. Combine the cooked linguine with the chicken.
  7. Stir and serve.