Creamy Parmesan Pasta
2 1/2 cuncooked pasta (elbow, bow tie, shells)
3 cbroccoli florets
1 cwhipping cream
1 cfinely shredded parmesan cheese
6 ozcooked chicken strips
1/2 cchopped cooked bacon
1/2 tspgarlic salt
·shredded parmesan cheese, if desired
How to Make Creamy Parmesan Pasta
- Cook pasta in 4 quart saucepan according to pkg directions. Drain; return to saucepan. Keep warm.
Cook 2-3 slices of bacon, drain and chop.
- Melt 2 TBLS butter in 10 inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling: add broccoli. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crisply tender (4-5 minutes).
- Meanwhile, place whipping cream and 1/4 cup butter in 1 quart saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth(5-6 minutes) Remove from heat.
- Pour Parmesan sauce over pasta; add broccoli, chicken, bacon and garlic salt. Gently stir until well mixed. Spoon into serving dish. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.