Awesome  Easy Pasta

Awesome Easy Pasta

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"This is such an easy but fabulous recipe. My husband thinks it's better than most pasta dishes he has eaten in restaurants. Substitute shrimp for chicken, if you prefer. It's great either way."

Ingredients

45 m servings 1054 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 1054 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 75.2 g
  • 116%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 44.1 g
  • 88%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 262 mg
  • 87%
  • Sodium:
  • 747 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring chicken broth and cream to a boil in a heavy saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until reduced by half, about 30 minutes.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside in a large serving bowl.
  3. Meanwhile, place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  4. Once the cream has reduced, stir in crumbled bacon, chicken, peas, and Parmesan cheese; cook for a few minutes until hot. Pour sauce over pasta to serve.
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My family loved it! I modified it somewhat, though. I used half and half, but only 1 1/2 cups chicken broth, which kept it from getting so runny. Also, I cooked the sauce with some of the bacon ...

After reading the reviewers that had problems with thickening the sauce, I used the tip of creating a roux with 2 tbs each of butter and flour before adding the chicken broth and cream. I also ...

I agree with the previous reviewer - the sauce won't thicken the way it should. The flavor is really good, though, so I will make it again, with some changes. Before combining the cream and br...