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Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

This Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta is a fun and easy pasta recipe that everyone in the family will love!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb bacon, chopped
  • 2 lbs chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 tsp salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups cream
  • 1 lb small shell pasta
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 8 ounces ricotta
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions
 

  • Place a large cast iron pan over medium heat. Add the chopped bacon, stir and cook until crispy. Set aside.
  • Leave only about 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the pan, and add the chicken, season it with and pepper and cook until browned. Set it aside on a plate.
  • Add in the onion and garlic. Cook and stir until the onions begin to become translucent.
  • After that, add the milk, cream, and ranch seasoning, stir and bring the mixture to a boil. Make sure to stir periodically so the bottom does not burn.
  • Once the mixture is bubbling, add pasta, cook it over medium heat stirring frequently until it reaches the desired doneness, about 10-14 minutes. Add in the ricotta and stir to melt.
  • Add cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Stir until melted.
  • Stir in chicken and half of the bacon until well incorporated.
  • Garnish with the remaining bacon, chopped parsley, and serve.

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