Simple Red Sauce with Pasta12 Reviews
“A delicious, easy sauce that works every time. The key to this recipe is fresh ingredients and a healthy appetite!” - by Dayna Kennison
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- In a large pot with boiling salted water cook penne pasta until al dente. Drain well.
- Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook the bacon strips until mostly cooked, but not crisp. Remove from pan, break into bite size pieces. Drain bacon grease from pan. Return cooked bacon to pan, add minced garlic, chopped red onion, olive oil and chili pepper. Saute until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes, 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil. Simmer for 10 minutes.
- Pour ingredients into a large bowl. Add additional grated Parmesan cheese to top and serve immediately over cooked and drained pasta.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 740 cal
- 32.1 g
- 89.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (12)Rate This Recipe
"This is a great recipe, what is HELENA41 going on about! If you prefer a saucier sauce use a tin of crushed tomatoes or an Italian style plain tomato pasta sauce. I used a tin of tomatoes and thyme ..." See moreas the seasoning and it worked brillantly. Just amend to suit your families taste."
"This was one of the worst pastas I've ever eaten. The sauce wasn't a sauce but more of a huge clump of bacon/cheese. It tasted like a bad carbonara with tomatoes, and the fat content mixed with the ba..." See mored flavor will make you feel guilty for a week."
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