Robin Evans
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Chicken, Bacon & Artichoke Pasta with Creamy Garlic Sauce


Ingredients

  • 12oz penne pasta, dry
  • 1/4lb bacon (4 slices,) chopped
  • 1lb chicken breasts, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup julienned sun-dried tomatoes
  • 5oz fresh spinach
  • For the Creamy Garlic Sauce:
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 cups milk (I used 2%)
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder