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    The Ultimate Creamy Chicken Carbonara

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    20 mins

    15 mins

    Marie's Note:

    This is so creamy and a super way to use leftover chicken.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
    2. 2
      While spaghetti is cooking, cook bacon in a a skillet, stirring frequently, until crisp.
    3. 3
      Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon and drain.
    4. 4
      Drain fat from skillet, reserving 1 tablespoon in the pan.
    5. 5
      Cook onion and garlic in bacon fat over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
    6. 6
      Stir in spaghetti, chicken, cheese and whipping cream.
    7. 7
      Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through.
    8. 8
      Toss with bacon.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 26, 2013

      35

      Sorry, I am going to be odd man out! For this dish to be creamy, it needed at least 1 cup of whipping cream. I added some pepper and hot sauce to perk it up a bit....but that wasn't enough! I probably won't come back to this one!!

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    • on April 10, 2013

      55

      Great recipe! I was feeding a small army so I used 4 huge chicken breasts, a box and a half of fettuccine and pretty much double everything else. Added sea salt and pepper and a can of drained peas and the dinner table had little conversation because the meal was being gobbled down by all! Even my 4 and 6 yr old boys didn't say a word about the peas that I slipped in let alone try to pick them out! Huge score!! I'm going to put this recipe in the regular rotation and Next time precook the chicken and maybe even bacon to save time. Thank you!

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    • on January 07, 2013

      55

      I made this recipe and it was delicious! I added peas for I love them and they are acceptable in meal! It was a fantastic meal for winter night! The recipe was spot on! I make it again for sure for it make a great leftover for lunch too!

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    Nutritional Facts for The Ultimate Creamy Chicken Carbonara

    Serving Size: 1 (412 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1134.5
     
    Calories from Fat 491
    43%
    Total Fat 54.6 g
    84%
    Saturated Fat 25.6 g
    128%
    Cholesterol 230.2 mg
    76%
    Sodium 785.1 mg
    32%
    Total Carbohydrate 92.2 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    17%
    Sugars 5.0 g
    20%
    Protein 64.9 g
    129%

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