Cheesy Chicken and Beef Bacon Pasta Bake

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Instructions

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1 Boil pasta

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan. Add the fusilli pasta to a pan of salted boiling water. Boil for 8-10 min until "al dente". Drain.

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2 Fry

Meanwhile, chop the chicken and beef bacon into bite-sized pieces. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the chicken and beef bacon with a pinch of salt and cook for 5-7 min until browned. Transfer the chicken and bacon to a baking dish. 

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3 Prep

Meanwhile, peel and finely dice the red onion. De-seed and roughly chop the bell pepper. Peel and mince the garlic.

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4 Start sauce

Return the pan to a medium heat. Add the onion and pepper with a drizzle of oil and cook for 5 min until soft. Add the garlicdried oreganotomato pastechopped tomatoeshoneychicken stock cube and measured water and simmer for 6-7 min. Return the chicken and bacon to the pan with the cream cheese and drained pasta. Toss.

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5 Assemble

Pour half of the pasta mixture into the baking dish. Top with half of the grated cheeses. Pour the remaining pasta mixture over the cheese layer. Finally, top with the remaining cheeses.

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6 Bake

 Bake for 15 min until golden and bubbling on top. (See pro tip!)

Tips for fussy eaters

This is an easy recipe which the little ones are bound to enjoy.

Pro tip

Allow the bake to cool for 10 min before tucking in - lower temperatures intensify flavours!

Juicy chicken, comforting pasta and a creamy tomato sauce – what's not to like!

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 1161 · Prot 80 · Carbs 123 · Fat 36

Ingredients

Number of people

Chicken breast 300 Grams
Beef bacon 60 Grams
Fusilli pasta 250 Grams
Olive oil 1 Tbsp
Red onion 1 Piece
Red pepper 1 Piece
Garlic cloves 2 Piece
Dried oregano 2 Grams
Tomato paste 30 Grams
Chopped tomatoes 400 Grams
Honey 20 Grams
Chicken stock cube 1 Piece
Water 100 ML
Cream cheese 80 Grams
Grated mozzarella 90 Grams
Grated cheddar 60 Grams

Juicy chicken, comforting pasta and a creamy tomato sauce – what's not to like!

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 1161 · Prot 80 · Carbs 123 · Fat 36

Instructions

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1 Boil pasta

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan. Add the fusilli pasta to a pan of salted boiling water. Boil for 8-10 min until "al dente". Drain.

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2 Fry

Meanwhile, chop the chicken and beef bacon into bite-sized pieces. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the chicken and beef bacon with a pinch of salt and cook for 5-7 min until browned. Transfer the chicken and bacon to a baking dish. 

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3 Prep

Meanwhile, peel and finely dice the red onion. De-seed and roughly chop the bell pepper. Peel and mince the garlic.

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4 Start sauce

Return the pan to a medium heat. Add the onion and pepper with a drizzle of oil and cook for 5 min until soft. Add the garlicdried oreganotomato pastechopped tomatoeshoneychicken stock cube and measured water and simmer for 6-7 min. Return the chicken and bacon to the pan with the cream cheese and drained pasta. Toss.

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5 Assemble

Pour half of the pasta mixture into the baking dish. Top with half of the grated cheeses. Pour the remaining pasta mixture over the cheese layer. Finally, top with the remaining cheeses.

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6 Bake

 Bake for 15 min until golden and bubbling on top. (See pro tip!)

Tips for fussy eaters

This is an easy recipe which the little ones are bound to enjoy.

Pro tip

Allow the bake to cool for 10 min before tucking in - lower temperatures intensify flavours!

Ingredients

Number of people

Chicken breast 300 Grams
Beef bacon 60 Grams
Fusilli pasta 250 Grams
Olive oil 1 Tbsp
Red onion 1 Piece
Red pepper 1 Piece
Garlic cloves 2 Piece
Dried oregano 2 Grams
Tomato paste 30 Grams
Chopped tomatoes 400 Grams
Honey 20 Grams
Chicken stock cube 1 Piece
Water 100 ML
Cream cheese 80 Grams
Grated mozzarella 90 Grams
Grated cheddar 60 Grams
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