In the Kitchen: Johnny Carino's Penne Alfredo

1 oz. melted butter

1/4 cup chopped cook bacon

1/4 cup diced tomatoes

1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, salt, and pepper

1/4 cup peas

3 oz. sliced cooked chicken

4 oz. Alfredo sauce

10 oz. penne pasta

In a warm saute pan combine butter, mushrooms, bacon, peas, tomatoes, chicken and spice mixture. Saute until mushrooms are golden brown and tomatoes begin to dissolve. Add Alfredo sauce and continue to saute until an internal temperature of 165 degrees is reached. Remove from flame, add pasta, toss and serve.

Alfredo Sauce

1 quart heavy whipping cream

1 cup parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon black pepper 1/4 cup whole milk

Saute heavy cream, milk and black pepper to consistent boil. Remove cream mixture from heat and fold in parmesan cheese. Store completed sauce in refrigerator until use.