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Creamy Bacon Carbonara Pasta with Chicken & Rapini

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Nutritional information


Amount per serving

Calories from Fat120
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbs26g
Dietary Fiber2g
Vitamin C25%
Vitamin A30%
  • 1 lb. (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 package 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.