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Masi Bonacosta Valpolicella Classico

8002062000037 750 ml
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning (thyme, oregano, basil)
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked, drained of fat and chopped
  • 1 cup fresh peas
  • 1 1/3 cups half and half
  • 1 1/3 cups Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 10 oz. penne pasta, cooked
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
In a large skillet over high heat, cook olive oil and garlic. Add chicken and sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Flip the chicken over and cook the other side. Reduce heat to medium and cook chicken through.

Add half the bacon to the pan and mix together. Add half and half and bring to a boil. Mix in peas and Parmesan and reduce to a simmer. Stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper.

Toss mixture with cooked pasta. To serve, add to bowls and top with chicken tenders, extra bacon and grated Parmesan.