Louisiana Chicken and Pasta

1
NIKKI SMITH

By
@adorefood

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Louisiana Chicken and Pasta

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.

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About Louisiana Chicken and Pasta

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




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