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Bacon & Tomato Pasta With a Kick

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“I just made this up on a whim, and it turned out fantastic. It's a nice light pasta sauce that is offset by rich bacon and a tiny Tabasco kick. I personally had it with toasted garlic bread and a balsamic vinaigrette salad and it was the perfect sized meal. My husband approved.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put water on to boil in pot with table salt, (for pasta).
  2. Put diced tomatoes in a bowl. Squeeze lemon over top. Add in coarse ground salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and parsley. Stir up to mix flavors.
  3. Heat olive oil on medium/high for a couple minute on a pan. Once pan is hot, adjust temperature down to medium and add garlic and bacon pieces. Fry for about 3 minutes.
  4. Pour tomato mixture into pan. Add in 1 tsp Tabasco sauce & stir thoroughly. Cover and turn temperature down to medium/low. Let simmer for approximately 6-8 minutes.
  5. Add pasta to boiling water. Cook until al dente. Drain. Put in serving bowl.
  6. Add sauce to pasta. Stir and serve!

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