Louisiana Chicken and Pasta

NIKKI SMITH

By
@adorefood

This skillet dinner has it all - pasta, chicken, bacon and beans blended together to make a wonderful meal.


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Serves:

5

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 c
uncooked gemelli (pasta twists)
4 slice
bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-1inch
1 c
diced green bell pepper
1 medium
onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 can(s)
(15-oz.) can black-eyed peas or garbanzo beans, drained
1/2 c
chicken broth
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
garlic-pepper blend
1/2 tsp
dried thyme leaves
1/8 tsp
ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook gemelli to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
2
Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Add chicken, bell pepper and onion; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is browned, stirring occasionally.
3
Add all remaining ingredients except parsley; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally. Stir in gemelli; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy