Kim's Penne with Bacon & Tomatoes

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Kim's Penne with Bacon & Tomatoes

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.

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About Kim's Penne with Bacon & Tomatoes

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




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