Saturday, July 30, 2011

smoky chicken fettuccini

I've prepared this recipe at two Pampered Chef parties and it is yummy! It's an easy fix and there are a few shortcuts to make it a super quick recipe. If you've been to a Pampered Chef party you will know there is no time for taking pictures so no pictures for this recipe, but when I make it at home I'll be sure to document it with the camera!

For this recipe I used the Pampered Chef Manual Food Processor and Professional Shears and both products were ordered at the party. These are two kitchen neccessities!

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Just drop in ingredients and pump the handle! Our unique curved blades chop, slice, and blend ingredients in seconds. The more you pump, the finer the cuts. Includes a handle lock for convenient storage, measure marks for easy measuring, and nonskid base for stability. 3 cups. Vessel and blade post are dishwasher safe.

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Smoky Chicken Fettuccini

8 oz fettuccini, broken in half
1 cup frozen peas
6 slices bacon
6 garlic cloves
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 coarsely chopped bell pepper
2 cups diced cooked chicken
1 cup half and half
2 oz grated smoked Provolone cheese
1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp snipped fresh parsley

Cook pasta according to package directions. Add peas to pasta; drain.

Cut bacon into 1/2 inch pieces. Cook bacon in skillet over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Drain grease from skillet. Do not wipe out.

Thinly slice garlic. Add garlic, onion, and bell pepper to skillet. Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add pasta, peas, bacon, chicken, half and half, cheese, black pepper, and salt to skillet; toss well to coat. Cook and stir over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened and mixture is hot. Sprinkle with parsley; serve immediately.

Yield: 6 servings

a few recipe notes :)

*This recipe is just as yummy if you don't use peas. If you are like me, green peas are not tasty!
*The professional shears are great for dicing the chicken and bacon. The manual food processor is a quick tool to use to dice the onion and bell pepper.
*The past two times I've made this recipe we haven't been able to fine grated smoked Provolone cheese so you will have to grate or thinly slice your cheese.
*I use minced garlic ;)


1 comment:

Grimes Life said...

That sounds YUMMY and I am going to make it this week! :) Thanks!


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