Pepper Chicken Alfredo


Posted: June 21

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Pepper Chicken Alfredo checks off all the boxes: can be made quickly in just half an hour or less, is easy for anyone to make and master, and it's delicious. That last point almost goes without saying: the chicken's meaty flavor is elevated by the zesty pepper and creamy red pepper alfredo sauce. Throw in some crisp bacon bites and hearty, savory mushrooms, and you have a pasta dish that no one can beat! Pepper Chicken Alfredo adds a pep in your step from that first moment in the kitchen to the last bite on your plate!


Ingredients

• 1 (8-ounce) package linguine, uncooked • 4 turkey or pork bacon strips, chopped • 1 1/2 pounds of chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes • 1 teaspoon garlic powder • 1 teaspoon pepper • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped • 1 garlic clove, minced • 1 (15-ounce) jar roasted red pepper Alfredo sauce • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

Step 1

Cook the linguine according to the package directions.

Step 2

Cook the bacon until crisp and transfer it to a plate.

Step 3

Sprinkle the chicken with garlic powder and pepper.

Step 4

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Step 5

Add the chicken, mushrooms, onion, cooked bacon, and garlic.

Step 6

Cook, stirring until the chicken is cooked through at 165 degrees F and has no pink remaining, about 8-10 minutes.

Step 7

Drain the linguine and add it to the skillet.

Step 8

Stir in the Alfredo sauce and heat through.

Step 9

Sprinkle with the parmesan.

Step 10

Serve.


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