Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake

Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake


Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake - This  chicken bacon potato pasta bake is a family's favorite. Made with cooked pasta, cooked potatoes, chicken and bacon and mixed with 3 different types of cheese - Knorr cheese sauce, mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese. This cheesy pasta bake with chicken and bacon is more than capable of satisfying a family. Let me also mention that it makes great leftovers too. This bacon pasta bake with chicken and potatoes doesn't need salads to compliment it, it's delicious, easy and quick to make. I call it chicken and bacon pasta bake but it's more of a chicken and bacon pasta casserole, it's baked in a Casserole dish with a lot of potatoes( cheesy potatoes).

This  chicken bacon potato pasta bake is a family's favorite. Made with cooked pasta, cooked potatoes, chicken and bacon and mixed with 3 different types of cheese - Knorr cheese sauce, mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese. This cheesy pasta bake with chicken and bacon is more than capable of satisfying a family.



You can throw different types of vegetables in this chicken pasta casserole and the meal will still remain mouthwatering. Even non vegetable lovers will appreciate this pasta bake.
I was tempted to add mushrooms to this chicken pasta bake but I was afraid that the mushrooms were going to kill the taste of potatoes.
This easy, tasty Chicken and Bacon pasta bake is perfect for easy dinner. The meal tastes as great as it looks.
This is a healthy dish perfect for a family dinner.
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If you love chicken, Bacon, pasta and potatoes then you'll love this chicken bacon potato pasta bake.
This creamy potato pasta bake is made quick especially if you already have left over chicken but it's still quick even if you have to cook chicken and potatoes.
This potato pasta bake is easy to customize to your liking and it's every kid's favorite, well unless if you have kids who don't like Cheese ( which is totally okay, there are some adults who don't like cheese too.)
 

This creamy potato pasta bake is made quick especially if you already have left over chicken but it's still quick even if you have to cook chicken and potatoes.


Cheddar cheese chicken pasta bake with mozzarella cheese Doesn't get easier than this. It's a hearty meal than can be eaten for dinner or lunch, a great baked main course meal that is full of mozzarella and cheddar cheese flavour plus knorr flavour and potato flavor. This baked Casserole meal is delicious whether served immediately after baking it or served as left over.
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The definition of this meal is cheesy, creamy and comforting. A perfect baked ranch potato bacon pasta with chicken and cheese.
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Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake Recipe

You know this recipe just happened. I didn't know what to prepare for dinner. I looked in the fridge and I thought of cooking chicken and potatoes but at the last minute I just thought of mixing everything, that's how this Pasta Bake Recipe came about. The results?  Amazing!!!.
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Wait! I also mix ingredients then the results turn out to be a disaster 😂 I once cooked a meal but ended up not eating it, the meal stayed in the refrigerator til I decided to throw it away.
It's called expectations vs reality.
But thank God for the meals that turned out delicious.
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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CASSEROLE AND A BAKE?
Casserole: Something made in a Casserole dish.something creamy or perhaps saucy and it's always cheesy.

Bake: Anything made in an oven.
I don't know whether to call this meal a Chicken and Bacon Pasta Bake or Chicken and Bacon Pasta Casserole. It's pretty much Casserole but I'll stick to Bake.

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IS CASSEROLE HEALTHY?
This Chicken and Bacon Pasta Bake is healthy.

EQUIPMENTS NEEDED TO MAKE CHICKEN AND BACON PASTA BAKE

The following are the equipments you'll need to make this meal.
• Casserole dish
• Measuring Jug
• Kitchen Scales
• Measuring Spoons
• Wooden Spoon
• Kitchen Knife
• Chopping Board
• Frying Pan
• Sauce Pan

HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN AND BACON PASTA BAKE

This meal will be done in less than an hour.
Here are the ingredients to make this Pasta bake.
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Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake Ingredients
Chicken: I used Chicken breast, but you use boneless Chicken thighs
Half a packet of bacon:
• Pasta: I used elbow macaroni, but any kind of short shaped pasta will work just fine. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet.
• Potatoes
• Spring Onion
• Garlic
• Garlic and herbs spice:
• Chicken Spice
• Salt and Pepper
• Cheddar Cheese
• Mozzarella Cheese
• Knorr Cheese Sauce

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Instructions:
Prep time: 20 Minutes 
Cook time: 40 Minutes 
Total time: 1 Hour

1.Put the pasta in a pot, add a cup of water, salt and a teaspoon of oil then bring to boil. Boil until cooked but the pasta should be firm to the bite.Cut the Chicken breast into cubes using a chopping board and a kitchen knife. Season with garlic and herb spice, Chicken spice, salt and paper. 
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This creamy potato pasta bake is made quick especially if you already have left over chicken but it's still quick even if you have to cook chicken and potatoes.


2.Fry on medium heat using a sauce pan. As it starts to brown add in some diced bacon and chopped garlic then fry until the chicken pieces are light brown. Add a sachet of tomato paste( I used garlic flavoured tomato paste). Add the pasta to the Chicken and bacon, mix well using a spatula.

3. Clean and peel 4 medium potatoes and slice them into 1 inch size. Season with salt and bring to boil for 5 minutes, then drain the excess water and line the potatoes at the base of the Casserole dish.
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chicken and bacon pasta bake but it's more of a chicken and bacon pasta casserole, it's baked in a Casserole dish with a lot of potatoes( cheesy potatoes).


4.Top with some pasta mix and add a handful of grated cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Add in some Cheese and sauce then top with additional pasta mix. Top with the left over potato and Cheese sauce then add a sprinkle of spring onion and a handful of cheese.
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This  chicken bacon potato pasta bake is a family's favorite. Made with cooked pasta, cooked potatoes, chicken and bacon and mixed with 3 different types of cheese - Knorr cheese sauce, mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese. This cheesy pasta bake with chicken and bacon is more than capable of satisfying a family


 
5.Cover with a foil paper and bake for 20 minutes at 180°. Serve warm.
 
 
 
 
FREEZING:
Refrigerator: Store in an airtight container for 3 days.
freezer: Store in a airtight container and freeze for up to 1 month.
 
VARIATIONS
Here are some variations to the dish if you want to change it up.
 
GLUTEN FREE VERSION:
Swap out the pasta for gluten-free pasta and make sure you are using gluten free cheese.
 
DAIRY FREE:
Replace cheese with a vegan cheese or a diary free cheese sauce.

VEGETARIAN:
You can make a vegetable version of this recipe by substituting the bacon and chicken with cauliflower.
 
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This  chicken bacon potato pasta bake is a family's favorite. Made with cooked pasta, cooked potatoes, chicken and bacon and mixed with 3 different types of cheese - Knorr cheese sauce, mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese. This cheesy pasta bake with chicken and bacon is more than capable of satisfying a family


This bacon pasta bake with chicken and potatoes doesn't need salads to compliment it, it's delicious, easy and quick to make. I call it chicken and bacon pasta bake but it's more of a chicken and bacon pasta casserole


This bacon pasta bake with chicken and potatoes doesn't need salads to compliment it, it's delicious, easy and quick to make. I call it chicken and bacon pasta bake but it's more of a chicken and bacon pasta casserole


This cheesy chicken and Bacon Pasta Bake is a delicious family favorite meal baked in a Casserole dish with yummy Potatoes.It's a flavorful hearty meal that everyone will enjoy.

Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake

Chicken And Bacon Pasta Bake

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 chicken breast
  • ½ Packet bacon
  • 1 packet pasta
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • spring onion
  • ½ teaspoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and herb spice
  • 1 teaspoon chicken spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • Tomato pasta
  • ¼ cup garlic flavoured cheese
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese
  • ½ mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ knorr cheese sauce

METHOD

  1. Put the pasta in a pot, add a cup of water, salt and a teaspoon of oil then bring to boil. Boil until cooked but the pasta should be firm to the bite.
  2. Cut the Chicken breast into cubes using a chopping board and a kitchen knife. Season with garlic and herb spice, Chicken spice, salt and paper. Fry on medium heat using a sauce pan. As it starts to brown add in some diced bacon and chopped garlic then fry until the chicken pieces are light brown. Add a sachet of tomato paste( I used garlic flavoured tomato paste). Add the pasta to the Chicken and bacon, mix well using a spatula.
  3. Clean and peel 4 medium potatoes and slice them into 1 inch size. Season with salt and bring to boil for 5 minutes, then drain the excess water and line the potatoes at the base of the Casserole dish.
  4. Top with some pasta mix and add a handful of grated cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Add in some Cheese and sauce then top with additional pasta mix. Top with the left over potato and Cheese sauce then add a sprinkle of spring onion and a handful of cheese.
  5. Cover with a foil paper and bake for 20 minutes at 180°. Serve warm.

      Equipments Used:
       • Casserole dish
       • Measuring Jug 
       • Kitchen Scales
       • Measuring Spoons
       • Wooden spoon
       • Kitchen Knife
       • Chopping Board
       • Frying pan
       • Sauce Pan
       • Stainless Steel Pot


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Comments

  1. the tasty Chicken and Bacon pasta bake is definitely a great dinner option. Love the way you have described it and documented it

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  2. My bro's family is coming over upper weekend and this looks like something we should treat 'em to. I'll def share with the Mrs. Sure she can pull it off.

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  3. Such a great recipe. will definitely try this on the weekend. It's perfect. Some friends are coming over.

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    1. I'm dying to know how it went with your friends. Did you make the pasta bake?.

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  4. This is such a simple yet delicious looking meal. I have actually been trying to find meals to cook next week and I think I might have just found a winner!
    Thank you so much for sharing this.

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    1. You are welcome and let me know how it goes 😊

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  5. Chicken and Bacon always go together so I see no reason why this pasta bake wouldn't be delicious. Yum!

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  6. Oooh, this looks a simple yet delicious dish! I love eating chicken and pasta together!

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  7. This looks absolutely delicious, I love bacons gotta try this one

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  8. This looks absolutely delicious - and it's definitely comfort food with basically all my favorite ingredients in it :-D

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  9. What a simple recipe but I'm already excited for the next time we get to try it. Looks like something that could win the boys in my life hahah

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  10. Chicken and bacon...what a yummy combo! Definitely something I should try making one of these days!

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