Buon Appetito Bacon Chicken
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Buon Appetito Bacon Chicken

Buon Appetito Bacon Chicken

over Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Spaghetti

Add bacon to just about anything, and we go weak in the knees. Sprinkle crumbles of bacon over crispy, Parmesan-crusted chicken and creamy pasta? That’s love at first sight. Oh, and wait until you hear the secret ingredient for said pasta sauce: We use bacon fat (aka culinary liquid gold) to sauté sun-dried tomatoes and garlic for deeply savory notes, then swirl in cream cheese and butter. It’s all tossed with al dente spaghetti for a dreamy, silky base for the meat, then sprinkled with Parmesan and fresh herbs. This is basically a love note in dinner form, and we’re smitten.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time40 minutes
Prep Time10 minutes


serving amount

1.5 ounce

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

1 clove


4 ounce

Grape Tomatoes

1 unit

Green Herb Blend

¼ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 tablespoon

Tuscan Heat Spice

4 ounce


10 ounce

Chicken Cutlets

2 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

6 ounce


(Contains Wheat)

2 tablespoon

Cream Cheese

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery


2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

2 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)



Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)4770 kJ
Calories1140 kcal
Fat58 g
Saturated Fat26 g
Carbohydrate90 g
Sugar15 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein55 g
Cholesterol215 mg
Sodium1390 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pot
Small Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Baking Sheet


Prep & Mix Panko

• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Wash and dry all produce. • Finely chop sun-dried tomatoes. Peel and mince or grate garlic. Halve grape tomatoes lengthwise. Pick parsley leaves from stems; finely chop leaves. Thinly slice chives. • In a small bowl, combine panko, half the Parmesan (save the rest for serving), 1 tsp Tuscan Heat Spice (2 tsp for 4 servings), and a large drizzle of olive oil. (You’ll use more Tuscan Heat Spice later.) Season with salt and pepper.

Cook Bacon

• Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Add bacon* and cook, turning occasionally and adjusting heat if browning too quickly, until crispy, 6-10 minutes. • Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Turn off heat. Discard all but 1 tsp bacon fat (you’ll use it to make the sauce in step 5). • Once bacon is cool enough to handle, roughly chop.

Roast Chicken

• While bacon cooks, pat chicken* dry with paper towels and season all over with 1 tsp Tuscan Heat Spice (2 tsp for 4 servings), salt, and pepper. (Be sure to measure the Tuscan Heat Spice.) Place chicken on a baking sheet. • Evenly spread sour cream onto top of each cutlet. Mound coated sides with panko mixture, pressing to adhere (no need to coat the undersides). • Roast on top rack until crust is golden brown and chicken is cooked through, 15-18 minutes.

Cook Pasta

• Once water is boiling, add spaghetti to pot. Cook until al dente, 9-11 minutes. • Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water, then drain.

Make Sauce

• Meanwhile, return pan with reserved bacon fat to medium heat with 1 TBSP butter. Add sun-dried tomatoes and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. • Stir in cream cheese and 1⁄3 cup plain water (½ cup for 4 servings). Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until slightly reduced, 1-2 minutes.

Finish & Serve

• Stir grape tomatoes into pan with sauce. Add drained spaghetti and 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings); toss to combine. (TIP: If needed, stir in reserved pasta cooking water a splash at a time until pasta is coated in a creamy sauce.) Stir in half the chopped parsley and chives; season with salt and pepper. • Divide pasta between plates or shallow bowls. Top with chicken. (TIP: Slice chicken crosswise first if desired.) Sprinkle with bacon, remaining Parmesan, and remaining chopped parsley and chives. Serve.