This easy chicken alfredo pasta will give you a tasty penne pasta dish with a rich and creamy sauce perfect for an afternoon snack idea and a tasty dinner. This creamy chicken alfredo recipe is so simple and a great recipe to make at home.
Cut the bacon into bite-sized pieces and cook until crisp.
Cook pasta according to package, set aside, and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
Season the chicken bites with salt and pepper.
Sear the chicken over-heated oil.
Add butter, minced garlic, and cook for 2 minutes.
Whisk in the cream, parmesan, and nutmeg until thick.
Add the reserved pasta water.
Toss the cooked pasta.
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and crispy bacon bits.
Alfredo Sauce is the most creamy and delicious homemade sauce that you will ever make! A simple but elegant creamy, white sauce that is common with pasta. But the homemade version is so much better.
Adding seasonings and cream cheese to thicken the sauce would be a great idea. Using garlic powder would be an excellent choice to save some time mincing the garlic cloves. Dried Italian seasoning would also be a great thing to add to this chicken alfredo pasta recipe.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (220g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 178 (62%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 19.8g||26 %|
|Saturated Fat 11.3g||57 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1g|
|Cholesterol 101.4mg||31 %|
|Sodium 275.6mg||10 %|
|Potassium 419.2mg||11 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 3.9g||1 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.5g||6 %|
|Sugars, other 2.4g|
|Protein 23.4g||33 %|
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Calories per serving: 286
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