Creamy Chicken Pasta with Bacon and Peas

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A pot of Creamy Chicken Pasta with Bacon, Lemon and Peas is a satisfying, flavorful, and light dinner that comes together in about 30 minutes. With smoky bacon, golden brown chicken, tender pasta, sweet peas and fresh herbs in a simple lemon cream sauce, this easy meal tastes special enough for entertaining, but it's quick enough for busy weeknights! Pair it with a side of crusty baguette and a green salad in balsamic vinaigrette for the ultimate family feast.

4
6 slices bacon
8 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
Kosher salt and black pepper ( to taste )
3/4 c heavy cream
2 T sour cream
juice and zest from 1/2 of a lemon
1 t Worcestershire sauce
8 oz dried radiatore pasta, penne, bowtie, orecchiette, or other small pasta shape
2/3 c frozen peas
1/4 c minced fresh chives
Parmesan cheese ( for serving )
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water just until barely al dente according to package instructions (the pasta will finish cooking in the sauce). Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water to...
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Nutritions

Calories
663

Sodium
627mg
26% DV

Fat
54g
84% DV

Protein
21g
43% DV

Carbs
12g
4% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV