Penne With Bacon, Spinach, Asparagus and Mushrooms

Thea Pappalardo


Quick, easy and special enough for company.


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  • 8 oz
    penne (uncooked)
  • 2 slice
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lb
    asparagus, sliced into 1" pieces
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 6 oz
    baby spinach
  • 1/2 c
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 1/2 can(s)
    reserved pasta water
  • 1/2 c
    shredded parmesan, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Penne With Bacon, Spinach, Asparagus and Mushrooms


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking water.
  2. Cook bacon until crisp and crumble. Add onion and mushrooms to bacon drippings and saute one minute. Add asparagus wine and broth and simmer five minutes, until asparagus is crisp-tender. Add pasta, spinach, 1/4 cup cheese and pepper. Toss and sprinkle with remaining cheese and bacon.

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About Penne With Bacon, Spinach, Asparagus and Mushrooms

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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