Pasta with Bacon & Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta w/bacon & tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Pasta w/bacon & tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mbthompson42

Makes 6 servings



Multi-grain pasta with tomatoes, bacon & cheese. Only do occassionally!!

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta w/bacon & tomatoes

16 oz multi grain pasta, short cut
1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
4 slices turkey bacon
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp black pepper
2/3 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 99% fat free
1 pint grape tomatoes
1 cup Mozzarella, Part Skim Milk, Low Moisture Cheese
3/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/3 cup parmesan cheese, reduced fat

Recipe Directions for Pasta w/bacon & tomatoes

  1. Cook pasta in boiling water & drain, reserve about 1 cup of cooking water

  2. Cook turkey bacon in microwave until crisp

  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat

  4. Add onions, garlic & red pepper flakes-cook until onions starting to brown

  5. add 1/3 cup of broth, reduce to about 1/2

  6. add rest of broth and reserved pasta water-cook about 2 minutes

  7. Add grape tomatoes until hot and getting ready to burst

  8. Add pasta, turn off heat and let sit for about a minute

  9. add mozzarella basil, parmesan & black pepper

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 220.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
396
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
4.4g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
451mg
19%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
55.0g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6.3g
25%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
21.7g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 22% Iron 17%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
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