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penne pasta with chicken & asiago cream sauce

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Darci Juris
Scottsdale, AZ

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?

(4 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For penne pasta with chicken & asiago cream sauce

  • 1 pkg
    penne pasta
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 2
    boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 4-5
    piece of bacon, roughly chopped
  • 1 c
    asiago cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes (approx 15 oz, but add more if you like more tomatoes)
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 3 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make penne pasta with chicken & asiago cream sauce

  • 1
    Cook pasta noodles according to instructions. Strain and set aside in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken and cook until done. Place in bowl and set aside.
  • 3
    Heat butter in same large skillet. Add bacon, onion and garlic. Saute for approximately 5 minutes. Remove and add to pasta bowl.
  • 4
    Add the tomatoes (with liquid), oregano, basil, sugar and pepper.
  • 5
    Cook over medium-lo heat until liquid slightly reduces. Add cream and chicken, and cook another 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 6
    Add cheese and stir until melted.
  • 7
    Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta and toss well. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

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