Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta Bake
What you need
- 3 chicken breasts, chopped
- 8 rashers bacon, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 bag baby spinach
- Salt and pepper
- 1 cup parmesan grated, divided
- 1 packet farfalle pasta, cooked
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
This tender chicken and bacon pasta studded with tomatoes and laced with spinach is a sure crowd pleaser. one pot pasta dish is a breeze to cook. Packed with flavour and grilled to perfection this is an ideal weeknight meal!
- In a large skillet heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat, add chicken and bacon and cook until just golden and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper, remove and set aside.
- Add 1 tbsp more oil. Garlic, tomatoes and spinach. Cook until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Add chicken and bacon back in. Stir to combine. Add cream and 1/2 cup parmesan. Stir to coat. Add cooked farfalle and toss to coat evenly.
- In a small bowl mix together bread crumbs, chopped parsley and 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. Generously sprinkle over top.
- Grill for 5 minutes until golden brown.