This recipe is really easy, but tastes like it took hours to make. It is delicious! My kids and husband scarfed it up and asked for seconds. I found it at Mmm Cafe while blog surfing and looking for an easy dinner one night. I love that I had all the ingredients on hand.
1. Start your water for your pasta. Cook noodles according to package directions. 2. Cut bacon into narrow strips, then again into tiny pieces. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels. 3. In the same skillet, cook chicken until no longer pink, turning to brown evenly. 4. Mix flour, salad dressing mix, and milk in a small bowl. Move chicken into saucepan. Pour flour mixture over chicken. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in bacon. Serve over noodles.
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