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Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti Recipe
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Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti Recipe

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Our summer-perfect pasta features baby spinach, cherry tomatoes and crisp bacon tossed with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1/2 pound thick-sliced bacon strips, chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 409 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 833 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute tomatoes in drippings until tender. Drain spaghetti; stir into skillet. Add the spinach, bacon, vinaigrette, salt and pepper; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p13

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 409 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 833 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2015

"We loved it. We had a lot of cherry tomatoes to finish. This was perfect."

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2015

"This recipe was amazing. So tasty. The bacon is a plus. I certainly will make this again and I will pass on this recipe."

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2015

"Tasted great until I added the balsamic vinaigrette -- I love it as a salad dressing, but didn't care for it in this recipe. I may try regular Italian dressing next time, or just use extra parmesan cheese for flavor."

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Reviewed Sep. 9, 2015

"Was delicious"

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"My family and I really like this ! I doubled this for my family of 5 and also used fettuccine noodles and added sliced baby portobella mushrooms to this. I will definitely make this again"

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