A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake… the perfect midweek meal!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

In our house, dinners during the week need to be quick, easy and no-fuss! This Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake is exactly that. Just let the Thermie do it’s thing then pop into the oven with lots of yummy cheese and bake. Too easy!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

I like to add peas and corn to my pasta bake, but you can add absolutely any other veggies you like. Baby spinach is also another favourite here!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

To get that beautiful golden and cheesy top on your Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake, I love using a mix of grated mozzarella, cheddar and parmesan cheese. YUM!!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

This is always a winner with my toddler and I hope your family loves it too!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

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A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake

A family-friendly Thermomix Creamy Chicken & Bacon Pasta Bake... the perfect midweek meal!

Course Dinner, main meal
Cuisine pasta, pasta bake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 serves

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, halved
  • 100 g bacon rashers, halved
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 380 g chicken breast, chopped into 3cm cubes
  • 1 tsp chicken stock powder (or 1 tablespoon homemade stock)
  • 500 g boiling water
  • 300 ml cream
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 250 g small pasta (ie. penne, spirals)
  • 300 g frozen peas or corn
  • 1 cup grated cheeses (mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan etc)

Instructions

  1. Place the onion and bacon rashers into the Thermomix bowl and chop for 3 seconds, Speed 6. 

  2. Add the minced garlic and olive oil and saute 4 minutes, 100 degrees, Speed 1. 

  3. Add the chopped chicken breast, chicken stock, boiling water, cream, chopped tomatoes to the Thermomix bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Do not go past the 'fill' line. 

  4. Cook 5 minutes, Reverse Speed 1, 100 degrees (no MC but place the rice basket over the top to stop splatters). 

  5. Add the pasta and cook for a further 15 minutes, Reverse, Speed 1, 100 degrees (the sauce will be quite thick). 

  6. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 

  7. Pour the pasta into a baking dish and stir through 300g frozen peas or corn. 

  8. Top with 1 cup grated cheese. 

  9. Bake 200 degrees (fan-forced), 15 minutes or until golden.

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