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Spaghetti with Bacon

 Spaghetti with Bacon
As children, we always requested this dish for our birthday dinners. Our mother got the recipe from her grandmother. Now I pass on our tasty tradition. —Ruth Keogh, North St. Paul, Minnesota
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.