Kim's Penne with Bacon & Tomatoes

Kim Phillips-Randolph

By
@n2cookn

This is popular at our table. A very tasty, light pasta dish. I serve with salad, bread sticks and a glass of wine.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

8 oz
penne pasta
4 slice
bacon, chopped*
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 c
fresh baby spinach leaves
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
1 c
fire roasted tomatoes
1/3 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare pasta according to package. While pasta is cooking, saute chopped bacon in olive oil until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and set aside, leaving oil in pan. Add spinach and garlic to oil in pan, saute until spinach is wilted. Add balsamic vinegar and continue cooking 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook until softened and hot, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the well drained pasta and bacon to pan and gently toss to combine. Sprinkle each serving with parmesan cheese. *chopped pancetta may be substituted for bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #tomatoes, #bacon, #pasta