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BLT Skillet Recipe

BLT Skillet Recipe

This quick weeknight meal reminds me of a BLT, with its chunks of bacon and tomato. The whole wheat linguine gives the skillet dish extra flavor and texture. —Edrie O'Brien, Denver, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked whole wheat linguine
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 plum tomato, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings.
  • 2. In the drippings, saute tomato and garlic for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in the bacon, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • 3. Drain linguine; add to the skillet. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 302 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 670mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 7g fiber), 13g protein.

Reviews for BLT Skillet

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Maggie123123 User ID: 8025434 253864
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2016

"Great weeknight dinner! Quick to prepare and just delicious."

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theresahill User ID: 6140480 253334
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2016

"The whole family loved this recipe. I should have tripled it because I had requests for seconds."

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sd20 User ID: 5560294 250558
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2016

"Very good and next time will probably add a little more bacon. Very easy to make and I tripled the recipe and used regular linguini not whole wheat."

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MrJoesWife User ID: 8651023 250334
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2016

"I made this tonight for my family and it was nearly all eaten. I had quadrupled the recipe because I have four kids and two are teens. It was very very good, and nice and lighter for a hot humid summer evening. I did add diced onion and fresh rosemary from the garden and a side of sliced, chilled cucumbers for a wonderful dinner. This recipe goes into the "keeper" file!!!"

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tnea User ID: 7878350 250024
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2016

"Wonderful, Great way to use whole wheat pasta."

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snwflk46 User ID: 8424950 250020
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2016

"Made this for our supper tonight and it was delicious. I over-guessed the amount of spaghetti to use, and there was a bit too much, so I just added another tomato and just a little olive oil. Perfect. We will have this again!"

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mkaskela User ID: 6061564 248249
Reviewed May. 15, 2016

"Delicious! I tripled the recipe to feed the whole family and added garlic bread. Everyone loved it."

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ewhite234@gmail.com User ID: 7564909 247682
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2016

"Very good. I would add more bacon next time. Can't go wrong with bacon!"

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Cklee1403 User ID: 7760621 247017
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2016

"This makes a really easy and tastey meal.Because it only makes two servings if your making it for a family you will need to double the recipe.I also increased the tomatoe. I served with a salad and garlic bread.It makes an easy meal for after a day at work"

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DREAMYDRAGONQQ User ID: 3489973 225245
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2015

"Loved it"

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ccolor1 User ID: 3534054 220663
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2015

"Hubby made this for our first time and took some liberties, but this is a wonderful recipe! Old Bay was added to the pasta water and pre-cooked shrimp were dropped in to heat up right before draining. He used six bacon strips and 2 tomatoes just because we like them. This is a way different meal than we normally eat, but are so glad we tried it. Thanks so much for posting the recipe. We'll have it regularly in the future."

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Bonito User ID: 1630276 181369
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"Who doesn't love bacon and I love that it uses linguini - I only added a bit of mozzarella as we are cheese freaks"

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middjett User ID: 7818954 181368
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2014

"This was good. A lot more flavor then expected. Will need to make 1-1/2 batches next time. It needs more tomato in my opinion. Served this with sauteed squash and a salad. will make again."

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heatherbeaver User ID: 739214 181366
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2014

"Simple yet tons of flavor!"

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ktype User ID: 4188985 163482
Reviewed May. 20, 2014

"Very good!"

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Rivkel User ID: 7467768 105034
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2014

"My husband and boys really liked this. They are all very picky. I made a double batch this first time and they all took a second serving."

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llgonyer@att.net User ID: 2654358 182367
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2014

"Very good Just enough for two"

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LarryJo User ID: 336460 167878
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2014 Edited Aug. 3, 2014

"Excellent!! We will definitely add this to our rotation. And it's quick and easy!"

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AdeleDegnan User ID: 4801874 181365
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Very nice. We both enjoyed it. Will make again."

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colleen16 User ID: 2551221 113290
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Looks good, going to try! It's nice to see recipes for two.

Wondering how much spinach was used in stead of parsley? (by:LovesToCookSoup)"

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 210708
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"This was a great quick lunch! I think I will try adding some chicken next time."

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LovesToCookSoup User ID: 6894067 163481
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014 Edited Mar. 5, 2014

"Delicious... I agree with another reviewer. The lemon adds a refreshing taste to this dish. My modifications were minimal. I added one more slice of bacon, doubled the garlic and substituted baby spinach for the parsley. It was easy and quick to prepare and I will definitely make it again. Thank you for another great recipe!!! In answer to Colleen16's questions, I used one cup of julienned spinach."

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jmbruno User ID: 4847336 98872
Reviewed May. 23, 2012

"The whole family loved this.....even the picky eater. The lemon juice really sets it off. I used regular linguine since that is what I had on hand. I also added a little chicken broth, it just seemed too dry for my husbands taste. We will defiantly have this again."

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BrendaFSC User ID: 5643160 182365
Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"Quick and delicious"

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inkycat1 User ID: 5909134 180513
Reviewed May. 16, 2012

"I added chopped fresh spinach & chopped onion, it was delicious!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.