Friday, November 20, 2009

Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Alfredo

This is a spin-off of one of my favourite's and came into existence because I had some ingredients I needed to use up.

Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Alfredo
1/2 cup chopped onion
A drizzle of EVOO
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups Alfredo sauce (1/2 of this recipe or one jar of store bought sauce)
1 package frozen cheese filled tortellini
1 cup cooked, chopped chicken or turkey
3 slices bacon crisp cooked and crumbled
1 cup milk
1 cup water
1 cup frozen peas
1/2 package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
Pepper

Topping:
1/4 cup Parmesan
1 cup bread crumbs

1. Preheat oven to 400. Over medium heat, cook onion and garlic, drizzled in EVOO for 2-3 minutes, until onion is tender.

2. Stir in Alfredo sauce, tortellini, chicken, milk, water and peas.

3. Heat mixture until it comes to a gentle boil (about 10 minutes), whisking occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in bacon and spinach.

4. In a small bowl combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

5. Transfer pasta mixture into a 9x13 baking dish.

6. Sprinkle with crumb topping.

7. Bake at 400 for 25-30 minutes, until the edges are bubbly.

Makes 6 servings.

This recipe is being shared the Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap.

6 comments:

  1. wowza! do you have leftovers for me today? ;)

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  2. Im so making this! looks yummyyy

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  3. This looks incredible! I may have to make this very very soon!

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  4. WOW!!! this looks and sounds WONDERFUL!!!
    Geri

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  5. ok, i would love this, hubby not so much! wish my husband liked more foods.. i could try these things.

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