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Penne Alfredo with Bacon and Broccoli

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Pasta makes the perfect weeknight meal—so quick, but absolutely delish!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Penne Pasta
  • 5 slices Bacon, Diced
  • 2 cups Chopped Broccoli
  • ½ cups Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1-½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper

Preparation

Bring a large stock pot of water to a rolling boil. Boil pasta according to package directions.

While the pasta is boiling, fry the diced bacon until crisp. Add in the broccoli florets and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until they are tender-crisp.

Meanwhile, in a small sauce pan, add the butter and heavy cream until heated through and butter is melted. Add in the Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until the cheese is thoroughly melted and sauce is a smooth, creamy consistency.

Drain pasta when done and add to a large serving bowl. Pour in the bacon and broccoli and toss it in with the penne. Pour the Alfredo sauce over top of the penne and stir until well combined.

Serve topped with sliced grilled chicken, if desired.

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bells777 on 4.14.2013

I was looking for a recipe to incorporate our fresh broccoli and this was perfect. I did not have bacon so I used soyrizo and added some onions…it tasted great. Thanks for sharing.

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urszula on 1.14.2012

This is such a good dish:) I didn’t have real bacon so used vegetarian one and still came out so delicious. Everything despaired the same day I made it. Thanks for recipe

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want2cook on 10.17.2011

Yum! So easy, so delicious! I did use frozen green peas instead of broccoli, cuz that’s what I had. ;). Absolutely a hit with all 4 of us! Oh, I added onion powder too.

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korilynne on 5.16.2011

What an incredibly delicious and easy dinner! I needed a fast dinner and this hit the spot. I did not change a thing about the recipe, nor do I recommend doing so. My little guy ate his whole plate including the broccoli. Thanks for sharing this perfect recipe that is a definite keeper in my house!

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