BLT Pasta

BLT Pasta

This family pleasing meal has all the flavors of a favorite sandwich in a quick and easy pasta dish.

30 min.prep time 30 min.total time
4 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

2 cups uncooked dried mini rotini or fusilli pasta
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup ranch dressing
10 slices bacon, cooked, chopped
2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, coarsely chopped

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

Melt 2 Sauté Express® squares in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat just until bubbles begin to form.

Add chicken.

Sauté 13-18 minutes or until chicken reaches at least 165°F, is golden brown on both sides and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Remove from skillet. Cut into bite-sized pieces.

Add pasta, salad dressing, bacon and tomatoes to skillet; stir until heated through. Toss in chicken and spinach to coat.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 740

Fat: 38g

Cholesterol: 145mg

Sodium: 1180mg

Carbohydrates: 49g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 52g

Recipe #15528B©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Going to try this as a cold pasta salad.
Simple, quick and yummy.
Excellent recipe, however I used homemade Italian dressing, bottled would do nicely as well.
Are you sure this calls for UNcooked dried pasta? Might be a bit crunchy for my taste. Otherwise this sounds like a winner.
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Thanks for your question. The ingredient listing calls for uncooked pasta. Then in the method one step is to cook the pasta.
Posted November 06, 2012

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