Pasta with Bacon and Peas

Pasta with Bacon and Peas

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"Pasta in a red sauce with bacon and peas."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 441 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 441 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.1g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 1160 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute bacon, onion and garlic until lightly browned. Stir in tomato sauce. Season with parsley, basil, garlic powder and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in peas. Toss with pasta until evenly coated. Sprinkle top with Romano.
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LOVECED
1/4/2010

very good, quick easy meal. I did not have turkey bacon on hand so I used very lean center cut bacon. I didn't see the point of using garlic powder and fresh garlic so I used 3 cloves of fresh garlic in place of the garlic powder and added a sprinkle of red pepper flakes, I also upped the basil, and added some oregano too. I am not a canned pea person so I used frozen peas and cooked a few minutes longer.

naples34102
10/19/2012

Pasta the way it oughta be - fresh tasting and lightly dressed. But...I used fresh, diced, red-ripe tomatoes,no garlic powder, no dried basil. I used bright green, frozen peas, not bothering to cook them. I used regular bacon and found I needed to add some butter to the pasta at the end. I didn't measure anything, just added and tossed till it was delicious and looked right.

Yolanda
10/28/2006

I thought this recipe was great, but I did make a few additions to it. I added: 1/4 tsp oregano, 1/4 tsp italian seasoning, 1/4 tsp cayenne red pepper and 1/4 tsp Coriander. I added all the additional ingredients at the same time as with the garlic and basil. I didn't have fresh basil, so I added 1 tsp of dried basil. Kids loved it.