Bacon Chicken Alfredo Recipe
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Bacon Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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"I had a rich pasta dish similar to this at a restaurant," recalls Dana Simmons of Lancaster, Ohio. " It was so unique that i tried to duplicate it at home a few days later. This is remarkably close, but not as fussy because it uses ready-made ingredients rather than being made from scratch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) fettuccine
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) prepared Alfredo sauce
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 699 calories, 38g fat (15g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 1329mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 44g protein


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings.
  2. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in the drippings over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink.
  3. Drain fettuccine; stir into a skillet. Add the Alfredo sauce, spinach, Italian seasoning and bacon. Cook and stir until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Chicken Alfredo in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p10

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2015

"This was such a great recipe! I didn't use as much spinach as the recipe called for, but I put enough in to look like the picture. My husband helped here and there and was impressed with how good and easy it was! I think next time I will cook the bacon ahead of time and save some drippings for the chicken just to cut down the prep time."

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"This is amazing!!! Best recipe I've tried in a long time."

Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"Made it like the recipe, but did make my own alfredo sauce. Family loved it."

Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

"I made this exactly by the recipe and I was kinda disappointed. The chicken didn't carry a flavor of its own just tasted like bacon. I don't know what happened but it didn't go over too big in our house."

Reviewed Apr. 26, 2014

"Absolutely perfect! The only I did differently was use my own homemade alfredo sauce."

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