One-Pan Pasta With Bacon

2016-02-08
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 45m

One-Pan Pasta with Bacon is another in a series of one-pan meals that takes about the same time to prepare and cook as popular boxed pasta meals, but without the preservatives, MSG, and artificial colors and flavors.

This simple pasta entree or side dish has 220 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat per serving. In Italy, pancetta would be used instead of bacon. You can substitute pancetta or proscuitto if desired.

Noodles With Bacon-Peas

Pictured Meal

Serving: 14 oz. (405 g)

580 calories

6 g saturated fat

510 mg sodium

13 g fiber

20 g protein

Substitutions & Additions

Asparagus for the peas

Short pasta (elbow macaroni, orzo, etc.) for the noodles

Chicken or vegetable broth for water

For more sauce, increase liquid to 1 1/2 cups

Other One-Pan Recipes

Hamburger Stroganoff

Hamburger & Noodle Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. (112 g) fresh or canned mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 to 3 (60 g) strips bacon
  • 1/4 (80 g) medium onion, diced
  • 1/8 teaspoon (0.625 ml) black pepper
  • Red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup (240 ml) water or broth
  • 4 oz. (113 g) uncooked medium noodles or short pasta
  • 1 cup (112 g) frozen or fresh peas
  • 5.3 oz. (150 g) Greek or natural yogurt

Method of Preparation

Step 1

In a large, deep skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until fat is rendered and bacon is crisp. Add onion and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except yogurt. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low and simmer about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until noodles are al dente. Remove from heat, and stir in yogurt. Serve.

Step 2

Stir in peas and mushrooms. Simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until noodles are al dente. Remove from heat, and stir in yogurt. Serve.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    220
  • Calories From Fat

    50
  • Total Fat

    6g
  • Saturated Fat

    2g
  • Trans Fat

    0g
  • Cholesterol

    40mg
  • Sodium

    200mg
  • Carbohydrates

    30g
  • Dietary Fiber

    3g
  • Sugar

    5g
  • Protein

    14g
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