Evening, folks! So tonight is the last night of freedom. School starts tomorrow and I will be pulled in lots of directions; mom, teacher, chauffeur, etc. It will be great, and I will be a little glad to be back in the routine of it all, but I will always mourn summer’s ending.
Tonight, I made this yummy dinner for my family. Everyone loved it! Lots of leftovers for the week. I hope you will give it a try!
Creamy Chicken and Bacon Bake
1 package of pasta- I used Rotini
About 2 cups Alfredo sauce- homemade or jarred- I used a combo of each- After I mixed everything together, I found it a little dry, so I eyeballed some extra parm and heavy cream plus a bit of pasta water.
2 chicken breasts- You could also use leftover or rotisserie here to save time.
5 strips of cooked bacon, chopped
6 slices or 2 cups shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
1/4 stick cubed butter
Boil pasta water with plenty of salt. Cook pasta a little under, about 8 minutes.
Cut up your chicken in bite sized pieces and brown in a pan. Add in sauce and chopped bacon.
Stir in cooked pasta to Alfredo mixture.
Spray casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
Add everything in the casserole dish.
Add cheese, then breadcrumbs, then cubed butter on top of your pasta mixture. Bake at 350 until golden brown, about 20 minutes.