Chicken Bacon and Sundried Tomato Pasta

Slow cooked shredded chicken and bacon in a simple homemade sundried tomato sauce. Spoon over fresh pasta and top with plenty of parmesan. This is an easy, tasty recipe that will be an instant hit with anyone who tries it.

All of the ingredients are readily available from the supermarket. Pick up a jar of sundried tomatoes and drain most of the oil before using them, or pat dry with some kitchen towel. You can either keep them whole or chop into small pieces, depending on how you like them.

If you have the time, you can fry bacon lardons in a pan until they start to crisp. If you do this, then add the onion, garlic tomato puree, and cook for a few minutes until soft as well. These steps aren’t a must, but it will add extra flavour to the dish!

After slow cooking, shred the chicken and serve on top of the pasta of your choice. Top with plenty of parmesan and chopped parsley.

Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon and Sundried Tomato Pasta

Shredded chicken, smokey bacon and a homemade sundried tomato pasta sauce
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 368 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 450 g Chicken Breast 3 whole breasts
  • 100 g Pancetta or smoked bacon lardons
  • 75 g Sundried tomatoes Drained, whole or chopped
  • 1 Onion Finely diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 3 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 2 tsp Dried basil
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1 tsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Optional: Fry the bacon lardons in a pan until they start to crisp. Add the onion, garlic and tomato puree, and cook for a few minutes until soft.
  • Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and stir well.
  • Cook for 3-4 hours on high.
  • Remove, shred the chicken and serve on a bed of pasta of your choice. Top with parmesan cheese and parsley.

Notes

Nutrition calculations only account for the ingredients stated in the slow cooker recipe. Serving suggestions such as rice and potatoes are not included. Remember to account for the nutritional values of anything you choose to accompany the recipe with. 

Nutrition

Calories: 368kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 30gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 348mgPotassium: 1231mgFiber: 3gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 281IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 3mg
Keyword 4 hour, Bacon, Chicken, Pasta, Tomato
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