Chicken & Bacon Alfredo Pasta
with Spring Salad
The iconic Roman pasta dish, with a smoky, creamy sauce, peas and bacon, is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Everyone will be licking their plate clean!
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Red Wine Vinegar
Parmesan Cheese, shredded
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, roughly chop parsley. Cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch pieces.Peel, then mince or grate garlic. Cut bacon crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces on a separate cutting board.Pat chicken dry with paper towel. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
Add spaghetti to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain and return spaghetti to the same pot, off heat.
Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Cook, stirring often, until golden-brown and cooked through, 4-5 min. Transfer chicken to a plate. Add bacon to the same pan. Cook, stirring often, until bacon is cooked through and starting to crisp, 4-5 min. Add garlic, onions and peas. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until veggies soften slightly, 3-4 min.
When veggies soften, stir in cream and reserved pasta water. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, 3-4 min.
Meanwhile, combine vinegar, 1 tsp sugar and 1 tbsp oil (dbl both for 4 ppl) in a large bowl. Add tomatoes and spring mix. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
Add Alfredo sauce, chicken, parsley and half the Parmesan to the pot with spaghetti. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine. Divide pasta and salad between plates. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan over top.