Linguine With Asparagus, Parmesan, and Bacon

“A favorite of mine. Adapted from Cooking Light, May 2006”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook asparagus and pasta according to pasta package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp and cool slightly.
  4. Remove bacon from the pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan.
  5. Crumble bacon.
  6. Add onion, garlic, and oregano to drippings in the pan and sauté 4 minutes or until onion is lightly browned.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook 2 minutes.
  8. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  9. Stir in butter, salt, and pepper and remove from heat.
  10. Place asparagus mixture in a large bowl and add tomato mixture and juice, tossing well.
  11. Top with bacon and shredded cheese.
  12. Garnish with shaved Parmesan, if desired.

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