Penne Pasta with Chicken & Asiago Cream Sauce
By Darci Juris keepitinthekitchen
Penne, chicken, bacon, tomatoes, herbs, Asiago cheese and cream make up this delectable dish. This recipe tastes slightly sweet, but not too sweet, especially with the salty flavor of the bacon, and the nutty flavor of the Asiago cheese. Is your mouth watering yet?
boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
piece of bacon, roughly chopped
asiago cheese, grated
garlic, roughly chopped
diced tomatoes (approx 15 oz, but add more if you like more tomatoes)
1Cook pasta noodles according to instructions. Strain and set aside in a large bowl.
2Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken and cook until done. Place in bowl and set aside.
3Heat butter in same large skillet. Add bacon, onion and garlic. Saute for approximately 5 minutes. Remove and add to pasta bowl.
4Add the tomatoes (with liquid), oregano, basil, sugar and pepper.
5Cook over medium-lo heat until liquid slightly reduces. Add cream and chicken, and cook another 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6Add cheese and stir until melted.
7Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta and toss well. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.