Spaghetti with Bacon
As children, my sisters and brothers and I always requested this delicious dish for our birthday dinners. Our mother got the recipe from her grandmother, who prepared it when my mother was a child nearly 90 years ago. I've continued the tasty tradition with my own children.
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
- 1/2 pound bacon strips, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- Preheat oven to 350°. Cook spaghetti according to package
- directions for al dente.
- In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon
- is crisp, stirring occasionally; drain. Stir in tomatoes and tomato
- sauce; bring to a boil.
- Drain spaghetti; transfer to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Spread
- sauce over top. Bake, covered, 40-45 minutes or until bubbly. Yield:
- 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 159 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.