This family pleasing pasta dish is quick and easy enough to make any night of the week.
2 1/2 cups uncooked dried gemelli pasta
6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
3 cups broccoli florets
1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
6 ounces cooked chicken strips
1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
Cook pasta in 4-quart saucepan according to package directions. Drain; return to saucepan. Keep warm.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling; add broccoli. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until crisply tender.
Place whipping cream and remaining butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese 5-6 minutes or until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
Pour Parmesan sauce over pasta; add broccoli, chicken, bacon and garlic salt. Gently stir until well mixed.
Spoon into serving dish. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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What is a "serving" equal to for the creamy parmesan pasta? Per the recipe looks like 1/2 cup loosely packed.
Hi Nick, the serving size is just over 1 cup. Enjoy!
i agree with all the above raters, this was easy and tasty. this is my first time visiting the land o lakes website and i see i have a lot to try!