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Chicken-Pepper Alfredo

When I want a lighter dinner, I use lean turkey bacon in this recipe. It gives the pasta that richness you want without all the extra fat. —Courtney Harris, Denton, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1-1/2 pounds chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 4 turkey or pork bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) roasted red pepper Alfredo sauce
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with garlic powder and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, mushrooms, onion, bacon and garlic; cook and stir 8-10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • Drain linguine; add to skillet. Stir in Alfredo sauce; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese.

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