Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake with Bacon

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake with Bacon


  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, blanched
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set it aside.
  2. Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, dried thyme, and dried oregano. Continue cooking until the sauce thickens slightly.
  6. Remove the skillet from heat and add the cooked chicken, blanched broccoli florets, and crumbled bacon. Mix well to coat everything with the sauce.
  7. In the prepared baking dish, spread half of the cooked penne pasta in an even layer.
  8. Pour half of the chicken and broccoli Alfredo mixture over the pasta.
  9. Sprinkle half of the shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
  10. Repeat the layers with the remaining pasta, Alfredo mixture, and mozzarella cheese.
  11. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  12. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes until the cheese is golden and bubbly.
  13. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  14. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if desired, and serve hot.

Enjoy the delicious Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake with Bacon! It’s a comforting and flavorful soul food dish that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.