Penne Pasta With Crispy Bacon And Spinach

Light & Easy To Prepare!


Penne pasta 1 12oz package
Bacon 6 slices, chopped
Olive oil 2 tablespoons, divided
Parmesan Cheese As desired
Fresh Spinach 1 bunch, torn into small pieces
Garlic 2 tablespoons, minced
Salt and Pepper To Taste

10 minutes to prepare, 15 minutes to cook, ready in 25 minutes

This light but delicious penne pasta dish combines crunchy bacon with fresh spinach and seasonings. Perfect for anytime of year, guests will love this and it’s incredibly easy to make. It makes a great lunch option or a light dinner, and you can top it with added veggies or season it to your liking if desired.

Step 1: Boil water (salted) and add in pasta for 8-10 minutes, to be served el dente

Step 2: Heat oil (1 tablespoon) using medium settings in skillet, and mix bacon in skillet, cooking until crisp and brown

Step 3: Add in minced garlic for about 1 minute, then stir in tomatoes, cooking until heated thoroughly

Step 4: Using a colander, place in fresh chopped spinach and penne over it

Step 5: Place into a serving bowl and mix in tomato mix, bacon, and the remaining olive oil

Step 6: Add on salt and pepper as desired and sprinkle with parmesan cheese to top

You can whip up this fresh and seasoned dish so quickly and it’s incredibly savory! Even with the addition of bacon the meal still seems light and flavorful, and doesn’t call for any heavy cream, yet is still very flavorful.

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