• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This Crack Chicken Penne is super creamy, cheesy, loaded with bacon and all done in one pot! We're talking chicken, pasta, cheese and bacon, you can't go wrong! 

    Ingredients

    • 4 slices bacon (thick cut)
    • 1 lb chicken breast (boneless and skinless, cut into small bite size pieces)
    • 1 oz ranch salad dressing and seasoning mix ((1 packet or 2 tbsp))
    • 8 oz penne (uncooked, or pasta of your choice)
    • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth (low sodium or no salt added)
    • 4 oz cream cheese (I used Philadelphia)
    • 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
    • 1 tbsp parsley (chopped)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 386 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 31.85%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 63.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 55 mg 18.25%
    • Sodium: 429 mg 17.88%
    • Calcium: 293 mg 29.27%
    • Potassium: 83 mg 2.37%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.83%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.3%
    • Vitamin C 4.74%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq