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Carbonara Ravioli With Chicken

Parmesan and pancetta-filled carbonara ravioli with pan-seared chicken in a creamy parmesan sauce.
Note: store bought cheese ravioli is used in this recipe.


2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2 inch strips
3/4 cup chicken broth
1 package (9 ounce size) refrigerated cheese-filled ravioli
1/2 cup half and half
4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
chopped fresh parsley, if desired


Heat dressing in 10 inch skillet over high heat. Cook chicken in dressing 2 to 4 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown. 

Add broth and ravioli to skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered about 4 minutes or until ravioli are tender and almost all broth has evaporated. Stir in half and half; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until sauce is hot and desired consistency. Sprinkle with bacon, cheese and parsley.


356 calories16 grams fat15 grams carbohydrates35 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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This Chicken and Ravioli Carbonara recipe from CDKitchen serves/makes 4

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