Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli

Indulge in the comforting flavors of this Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli. This dish combines the richness of heavy cream and Parmesan cheese with the savory goodness of bacon and chicken, creating a delightful and satisfying meal that is perfect for any day of the week.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This recipe is a perfect blend of creamy, cheesy, and savory flavors that come together beautifully. The addition of bacon adds a delicious crunch and smoky flavor, while the broccoli brings a touch of freshness to the dish. It’s a quick and easy recipe that is sure to become a family favorite.


  • 8 ounces penne or your favorite pasta
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Add broccoli florets to the boiling pasta water during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon and set aside on a paper towel to drain.
  3. In the same skillet, add olive oil and cook chicken seasoned with salt and black pepper until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes to the chicken, and cook for another minute.
  5. Lower the heat and add heavy cream and Parmesan cheese to the skillet, stirring until the cheese melts and the sauce thickens.
  6. Add the cooked pasta and broccoli to the sauce, tossing to coat evenly.
  7. Sprinkle the cooked bacon over the top and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
Kcal: 550 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave until heated through.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding your favorite vegetables or using different types of pasta.
  • For a lighter version, you can use half-and-half or milk instead of heavy cream.
  • Adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less red pepper flakes according to your preference.

Enjoy this Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli for a delicious and satisfying meal that will surely impress your family and friends!”

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