Pork, Bacon and Onion Pasta

Wanda Leech

By
@LEECH

If you like sausage and bacon you're going to love this. My family loves it. I hope yours will too. I like to serve it with garlic bread and a salad.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8 hungry people
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Blend

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The pork and bacon ingredients caught my eye in this recipe, what a great combination of flavors. The balsamic and cooking the onions adds a bit of sweetness. There's a slight bite from the pepper flakes, but it's not overpowering. Serve with a salad and you have a dinner that's easy enough for a weeknight but impressive enough for company.

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter, cut into cubes
2 large
sweet onion
1/4 to 1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp
salt and pepper
8 clove
garlic minced
2 pt
grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
9 slice
bacon, cut into cubes
1 lb
mild Italian sausage links, casing removed
2/3 c
Parmesan cheese
3/4 lb
pasta
3 c
chicken stock

Step-By-Step

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1Cook pasta set aside, set 1 cup pasta water aside.

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2In a large dutch oven, cook bacon till crisp. Remove drain on paper towel. In the same oil, cook sausage till brown. Remove, save oil.

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3Add butter and thin sliced onions to pot. Add salt and pepper, and red pepper flakes cook till soft.

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4Add garlic, tomatoes, sausage, and vinegar. Add chicken stock and cook 30 mins. Mix in pasta may need about 1/2 to 1 cup pasta water. Mix into the sauce, pour into a pretty bowl top with bacon and cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Perfect Pastas