Creamy Bacon and Chicken Fettucine

Creamy Bacon and Chicken Fettucine


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About this recipe: An elegant, yet simple Italian-style pasta, which is perfect for lunch or dinner. Fettucine is tossed with smoked chicken, bacon and mushrooms in a creamy sauce.


Serves: 4 

  • 500g fettuccine pasta
  • 75ml olive oil
  • 500g smoked chicken, sliced
  • 150g lean bacon, chopped
  • 250g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 bunch spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 pinches mixed herbs
  • salt and cracked pepper to taste
  • 200ml cream
  • shaved Parmesan cheese to taste

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Bring 3 litres of salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook according to the packet's instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large deep frying pan and saute the bacon until brown. Add the mushrooms and wait for them to reduce in size before adding the chicken.
  3. Heat the chicken through, then stir in the cream, garlic, mixed herbs and salt and pepper. Simmer until the sauce thickens a little, then add the spring onions.
  4. Simmer for an additional 3 minutes, stirring gently and often. Remove from the heat.
  5. Transfer the pasta into a large bowl, pour over the sauce and toss. Serve with shaved Parmesan cheese.


If smoked chicken is unavailable, use plain chicken.

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