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You know that second if you understand it’s 4:00 PM and you don’t have anything deliberate or defrosted for dinner? When that occurs, this bacon hen alfredo recipe (and others like my beef and cabbage stir fry) are my go-to meals. What’s so nice about them? I make them in only one pan!
Less dishes to scrub? Yes please!
How to Make Bacon Chicken Alfredo Healthy
Chicken alfredo (particularly with bacon it!) might not appear to be the healthiest fare. But evaluate the components on this recipe with the label of most any pre-made alfredo sauce jar and also you is likely to be satisfied in any other case!
I make just a few different adjustments to my model of this basic consolation meals to make it higher for you:
- I add a number of recent spinach
- I exploit protein and fiber wealthy shirataki noodles or veggie noodles as a substitute of typical pasta (extra on this under)
- You gained’t discover any processed vegetable oils on this recipe! Instead this recipe’s wholesome fat come from olive oil, some high quality cream cheese, pastured bacon, and a great deal of recent or dried herbs (which have a ton of well being advantages).
Bonus: Other than shirataki or veggie noodles, you don’t want any uncommon or particular components for this recipe. You can have a better-than-restaurant meal on the desk in beneath half an hour!
Bacon Chicken Alfredo Without Pasta?
I do know, I do know, there’s all the time a catch. In this case, the catch is that it’s quickest when you use shirataki noodles as a substitute of different varieties of pasta. I don’t actually prefer to eat wheat merchandise anyway, so I exploit shirataki or vegetable noodles.
Shirataki noodles are already cooked, which makes them tremendous handy. They simply must be rinsed and tossed into the sauce. I often hold a number of packages available for this dish and for Thai peanut butter noodles. I typically use this kind.
However, you’ll be able to completely use vegetable noodles or another kind of noodle if you would like. When I’ve time, I like to make use of my spiralizer to make veggie noodles, or use shredded cabbage, or spaghetti squash. I like the additional vitamins from the greens and the totally different flavors they add to dishes.
More One-Pan Meals
I like any recipe with just a few fundamental standards:
- Real meals components
- Cooks in a single pan (to reduce the dishes)
- Easy to make
- Ready to eat in beneath half-hour
This hen alfredo recipe meets all of these standards and is completely scrumptious. You could make it in about half an hour, even when you need to defrost some frozen hen in heat water first. If you will have some already-cooked, leftover hen to make use of, it is going to minimize the time in half!
Some of our different one-pan favorites are:
Healthy Bacon Chicken Alfredo Recipe
Chicken alfredo (topped with bacon) has turn into one among my household’s favourite meals. I feel your loved ones will find it irresistible too!
Bacon Chicken Alfredo Recipe
This easy bacon hen alfredo comes collectively in beneath half an hour in a single pan. One of my go-to meals on a extremely busy evening.
In a big skillet, warmth the olive or coconut oil.
Add the diced hen to the preheated skillet and saute till the hen is cooked by.
Once the hen is cooked, add the spinach and saute simply till wilted.
Sprinkle with the onion salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and parsley and stir to mix.
Cut the cream cheese into 1-inch items and add it to the skillet.
Stir typically till the cream cheese is melted.
While it’s melting, rinse the shirataki noodles as directed.
Add the noodles to the pan and stir till every thing is heated by and the sauce has thickened. If your sauce is just too thick, you’ll be able to add ½ cup milk or coconut milk.
Add the Parmesan cheese and stir till evenly blended in and melted.
Remove from warmth.
Top with crumbled bacon and parsley, if utilizing, and serve.
If you will have time and do not wish to use the shirataki noodles, you should use a spiralizer to make different veggie noodles, thinly sliced and sauteed cabbage, or cooked spaghetti squash.
Calories: 638kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1292mg | Potassium: 939mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6544IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 3mg
Do you will have a favourite recipe that’s fast and simple to make on busy nights?