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Pasta with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lupeth

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Cheese

1 lb whole wheat pasta
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 slices reduced-sodium bacon, chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 pint grape tomatoes
8 oz fresh mozzarella, diced
4 green onions, chopped
15 basil leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Cheese

  1. Cook the pasta until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

  2. While it's cooking, start the sauce. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the EVOO. Add the chopped bacon and cook until crispy, stirring, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the onions, garlic, red pepper flakes, and a little salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, or until onions start to brown. Add the white wine and cook for 1 minute. Add the chicken stock and reserved pasta liquid, then bring to a bubble and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the grape tomatoes and cook them for about 30 seconds, just start getting them hot and ready to burst. Add the cooked drained pasta, toss to coat in sauce, and let some of the sauce soak in, about 1 minute. turn the heat off and add the diced mozzarella, green onions, basil, grated cheese, and black pepper to taste.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 375.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
775
Calories from Fat
222
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.7g
38%
Saturated Fat
11.1g
56%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
701mg
29%
Potassium
824mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
96.3g
32%
Dietary Fiber
12.0g
48%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
37.3g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 63% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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