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Bacon Alfredo Pasta in a Jar

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

This is just so yummy. I captured my favorite summery pasta in a jar. Tip it all into a bowl, and enjoy it for a quick lunch or dinner! —Keri Whitney, Castro Valley, California
Bacon Alfredo Pasta in a Jar Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cooked penne pasta
  • 1 cup refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 6 ready-to-serve fully cooked bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In each of four 1-pint wide-mouth canning jars, divide and layer ingredients in the following order: pasta, Alfredo sauce, red pepper, peas, bacon, basil and Parmesan cheese. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Pour each jar into a microwave-safe bowl; toss to combine. Microwave until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 488 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 787mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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