Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta with Chicken & Rapini

Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta with Chicken & Rapini

Treat your taste buds with Knorr Pasta Sides Bacon Carbonara Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta with Chicken & Rapini.
  • 15 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 15 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 4 People

    Serves

  • 1 lb. (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 pouch Knorr Sidekicks® Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta Side Dish
  • 8 ounces (227 g) rapini *, cut into 1-inch/2.5 cm pieces (about 4 cups/1 L) OR 8 oz. (227 g) broccoli florets (about 4 cups/1 L)

  1. Season chicken, if desired, with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon (15 mL) oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes; remove and set aside.

  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) oil in same skillet over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring, until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add 1 cup (250 mL) water and 1 cup (250mL) milk and bring to a boil. Stir in Knorr Sidekicks® Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta Side Dish and cook covered according to package directions, adding rapini during the last 5 minutes of cook time.

  3. Stir in chicken and serve garnished, if desired, with toasted chopped walnuts and grated Parmesan cheese.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 350.0
Calcium (g) 15.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 26.0 g
Fat (g) 13.0 g
Fiber (g) 2.0 g
Iron (g) 15.0 %
Protein (g) 31.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 3.5 g
Sodium (g) 480.0 mg
Sugar (g) 2.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

*Rapini, also called broccoli rabe (or raab), is a cruciferous vegetable (related to broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, bok choy and Brussels sprouts). The leaves, buds and stems are all edible. It can have a bitter taste, so, if desired, blanch it before adding to the recipe to remove some of the bitterness.\nEach serving of this dish is a good source of calcium and iron.

See nutrition information for sodium content.

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