Creamy Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Creamy Chicken Parmesan Pasta  

Your family will love this quick pasta dish that is easy enough to make any night of the week.  Makes good left-overs too!


2 1/2 Cups Uncooked Dried Gemelli Pasta

3 Tablespoons Butter

3 Cups Broccoli Florets

1 Cup Whipping Cream

1/4 Cup Butter

1 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese

6 Ounces Cooked Chicken Strips

1/2 Cup Cooked & Chopped Bacon

1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder

Extra Shredded Parmesan Cheese For Garnish


Cook the pasta in a large size pot filled with salted water until al dente.  Remove from the heat and drain in a colander.  DO NOT rinse the pasta.  Return the pasta to the pot and place a lid on the pot to keep warm.  In a medium size sauté pan melt 3 tablespoons of butter over a medium heat for 1 minute.  Add the broccoli and cook for 5 minutes until the broccoli is crisp and tender.  In a medium size saucepan add the whipping cream and 1/4 cup of butter.  Stir in the Parmesan cheese. Cook over a medium low heat for 6 minutes. Stir frequently.  Remove from the heat and pour the Parmesan sauce over the pasta.  Add the broccoli, cooked chicken, bacon and garlic powder.  Gently stir until well mixed.  Transfer into a serving bowl.  Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if you like.  Serves 6



    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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