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    Creamy Chicken Bacon Pesto Pasta

    Creamy Chicken Bacon Pesto Pasta

    Creamy Chicken Bacon Pesto Pasta

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    4 servings

    INGREDIENTS

    6 strips bacon, sliced

    2 chicken breast, sliced

    2 teaspoons salt

    1 teaspoon pepper

    1 teaspoon garlic powder

    2 onion, sliced

    4 cloves garlic, minced

    140 g (5 oz) spinach

    1.2 L (5 cups) milk

    455 g (1 lb) fettuccine

    110 g (1/2 cup) pesto

    110 g (1 cup) parmesan cheese

    parmesan cheese, for garnish

    fresh parsley, for garnish

    PREPARATION

    1. In a large pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crispy.

    2. Add chicken and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Cook until no pink is showing, then remove the chicken.

    3. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened.

    4. When onions are caramelized, add spinach and cook until wilted

    5. Add milk and bring to boil.

    6. Add fettuccine into boiling mixture and cover.

    7. Cook fettuccine on medium heat until milk thickens and pasta is cooked (about 7 minutes).

    8. Mix back in the chicken. Stir in the pesto and parmesan.

    9. Garnish with parsley and additional parmesan

    10. Enjoy!