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Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli and Bacon


  • 1.5 cups heavy cream
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 strips bacon, crumbled
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and cut into strips
  • 10 ounces dry pasta we used linguine
  • 1 medium to large head of broccoli roughly 10 ounces, or quantity as desired
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add pasta. Turn heat to medium and allow pasta to cook for about 11 minutes, or to desired tenderness. Drain water and return the pasta to the pot.
  • Chop broccoli into bite-sized pieces and steam for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add butter to a large pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, until garlic begins to turn golden.
  • Stir in cream, bacon crumbles, and Parmesan cheese, whisking thoroughly until cheese is melted and well mixed. Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Add alfredo sauce to pasta and combine well. Add chicken and broccoli, stirring again to combine sauce and all ingredients. Top with additional grated Parmesan for garnish, if desired.