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Creamy chicken, bacon and basil pasta

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Harvey Fretwell

Community Member

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
3 tbsp olive oil
chicken thighs
bacon
2 cloves garlic
300 ml double cream
450 g pasta
4 sprigs basil
200 g cheddar cheese (grated)

Utensils

  • saucepan
  • colander
  • frying pan
  • Step 1/5

    • 450 g pasta
    • saucepan
    • colander

    Cook the pasta according to packet instructions in a pan of salted boiling water, then drain.

  • Step 2/5

    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • chicken thighs
    • bacon
    • frying pan

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the chicken strips and bacon and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the chicken is golden-brown and cooked through.

  • Step 3/5

    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 300 ml double cream

    Add the garlic and cook for one minute. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper, add the cream and warm through.

  • Step 4/5

    Add the creamy sauce to the cooked, drained pasta and stir well.

  • Step 5/5

    • 4 sprigs basil
    • 200 g cheddar cheese (grated)

    To serve, stir in the basil and cheddar and spoon onto serving plates. Garnish with extra grated cheese and basil leaves.