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Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas

Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas is a filling and delicious pasta meal with a creamy alfredo sauce, crispy bacon, and sweet peas. So tasty!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: alfredo
Servings: 4
Calories: 433kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz. penne pasta
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • cup whipping cream
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • In a large, deep skillet cook four slices of chopped bacon over medium heat until crispy. Add garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds and then drain off fat.
  • Stir in pasta, chicken broth, water, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until the pasta is tender but still firm.
  • Stir in the frozen peas, whipping cream, and Parmesan cheese. Continue cooking and stir for about 2 minutes more or until everything is heated through.
  • If desired, sprinkle with additional crumbled bacon and cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 823mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 623IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 2mg