Southwestern alfredo ‘light’

Southwestern Alfredo ‘Light’

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2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 Tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, chopped or 1/2 regular tomato
2 Tablespoons basil
1 Tablespoon Bacosimitation bacon bits
1 cup mushrooms
1 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup fat-free half & half (I use Land-o-Lakes)
2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic

Saute chicken in olive oil. Turn and add garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, and mushrooms. When mushrooms begin to darken, add basil, bacon bits, tomato sauce and cheese. Heat on low for 15 minutes. Add half & half and pour over penne pasta.

Variations: Shrimp, shrimp and chicken, chopped onion, green peppers, shallots, or scallions. Be adventurous!

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