Creamy Artichoke and Chicken Pasta



Are you looking for a new, delicious, and comforting pasta dish? Well, here it is! I soooo loved this pasta. It has a refreshing, not too heavy, fairly light sauce (I mean light in taste-definitely not light in calories!!!). It’s loaded with chunks of chicken , bacon, artichokes, and capers. Come on! How good does that sound? I saw this recipe on another blog and tweaked it by adding more goodies and adjusting the ingredients of the sauce. The whole fam went crazy for this and asked that it go into our permanent dinner rotation. Love this one!

Creamy Artichoke and Chicken Pasta:

By January 24, 2011

Instructions

1. Bring a large pot of  salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.

2. In a large Dutch oven, cook the chopped bacon over medium heat until done. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside, leaving bacon drippings in Dutch oven.

3.In a bowl, stir together flour, salt, and pepper( I used about 1/2 teaspoon each). Lightly coat chicken cubes with flour mixture. Without crowding, carefully place chicken in the bacon grease. Fry until cooked through and golden brown on both sides. Remove the chicken to paper towels.

4. Add olive oil and mushrooms and cook the mushrooms until soft. Deglaze the pan with the wine. Add artichokes, and capers to the pan and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Add the broth and lemon juice, cook for 2 minutes more. Stir in the cream to the sauce, stirring until completely incorporated. Season with salt and pepper.  Add the cooked chicken, bacon, pasta and lemon zest and heat through. Serve.

Source: Adapted From So Tasty, So Yummy

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27 Responses to Creamy Artichoke and Chicken Pasta

  1. That Girl

    I feel like I've been seeing loads of artichoke pasta dishes lately. Which is never a bad thing.

  2. Rocky Mountain Woman

    I make something similar, but with proscuitto. This would be far healthier…I'll give it a try!

  3. BigBearswife

    i LOVE pasta! anything pasta is #1 in my book!

  4. Ana Powell

    It sounds absolutely fabulous.
    Great dish ?

  5. Meaghan Luby

    these are a LOT of my favorite things all in one pasta bowl! i cannot wait to make this for myself, yummmm! mind if i post it on my blog if i give you credit?
    thanks for posting, looks seriously divine!
    -meg
    @clutzycooking.blogspot.com
    @myscribblednotebook.blogspot.com

  6. smalltownoven

    I am constantly on the lookout for new pasta dishes and this will fit right on in with my collection. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Taylor

    I'd have to omit the capers because my boyfriend despises them, but otherwise this pasta looks A-MAZING!! I was actually just thinking yesterday how artichokes sounded good…must. make. this. soon!

  8. Holly

    Anything with artichoke is over the top delicious!:)

  9. bellini valli

    Capers, white wine, chicken, mushrooms…what's not to love!

  10. Julie

    This looks so delicious. I love artichokes and chicken together. Hubby not so much but maybe I can get him to try this one.

  11. teresa

    oh my goodness, i don't think that list of ingredients could be anymore delish! wonderful dish.

  12. Kevin

    is pasta is just packed with amazing flavours!

  13. Candy Girl

    I just posted something similar! This version looks yummy, especially with the addition of bacon.

  14. ARLENE

    All ingredients that I love. I'm going to try this with my favorite pasta shape.

  15. Ang

    I adore artichokes. Especially with pasta in a creamy sauce. Yum! Good thinking on all the little additions to this dish.

  16. Monet

    My sweet husband adores capers and artichokes, so I have to make this recipe for us! Thank you for sharing, sweet friend. May the middle of your week be full of joy and laughter.

  17. Shelby

    This looks delicious! I love artichokes though and Grumpy doesn't :(

  18. Christina

    This looks amazingly good, all my favorite ingredients are in it!

  19. Leslie

    Oh my.. I love everything in this pasta! I am a huge caper fan!

  20. Eliana

    This pasta has delicious and comfort written all over it!

  21. ricacyrus

    This is a very lovely pasta dish you have here. I am impressed with the combination of ingredients that you put in it.
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  22. Kari

    Ok, I made this for dinner tonight and it was a definite hit! Thank you for the “keeper” recipe! :)

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