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Bacon Chicken Alfredo

 Bacon Chicken Alfredo
"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."
6-8 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in the
  • drippings over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 699 calories, 38 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 1,329 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 44 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.