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Turkey Alfredo Penne Pasta

Easy Turkey Alfredo Penne Pasta
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices uncooked bacon chopped
  • 1 onion small (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 C chicken broth
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 2 1/4 C Penne pasta uncooked
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Lb leftover turkey cubed
  • 1 C peas frozen
  • 2/3 C Parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions
 

  • Add the uncooked chopped bacon to a saute pan over medium heat.
  • When the bacon has been fried transfer it to a plate, reserving 1 TBSP of bacon grease in the saucepan, Drain excess grease.
  • Add the diced onion cooking until lightly browned. Carefully add the minced garlic, saute for 30 more seconds.
  • Slowly pour in the broth, heavy cream, pasta, salt, and pepper. Stir. Cover, Bring the contents to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer until the pasta is cooked yet firm. (Al Dente)
  • Add the chopped turkey, bacon, peas, and Parmesan Cheese. Stir to combine. Cover and continue to cook for 2-3 more minutes. (Or until it is warmed and the cheese has melted.)
  • Remove from heat.
  • Set aside to allow the sauce to thicken. (About 5 minutes)