This flavourful, yet speedy, weeknight pasta was submitted by employee Nancy D'Amico for a company cooking contest. This classic oil and garlic pasta is enhanced with a touch of spicy arrabbiata sauce, garlicky pesto and a smoky hit of bacon. After tasting this twist on the classic, you'll never want plain garlic and oil pasta again. And as a bonus, this delicious pasta recipe takes just minutes to prepare.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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375 g spaghetti, uncooked
2 tsp. butter
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup Classico Riserva Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup Classico Basil Pesto di Genova
4 slices cooked reduced-sodium bacon, chopped
2 Tbsp. Kraft 100% Parmesan Shredded Cheese
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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How do I make it ?
Cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, melt butter with oil in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 sec. Stir in pasta sauce and pesto; cook 3 to 5 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
Drain spaghetti. Add to pasta sauce mixture; mix lightly.
Top with bacon, Parmesan and parsley.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Add a kick of flavour to this easy-to-make dish by stirring desired amount of cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper into the hot pasta dish before serving.
Serve with your favourite grilled lean meat, such as chicken, and a hot steamed fresh vegetable, such as broccoli or rapini.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Carbohydrate 51 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 12 g
6 servings, 1/6 recipe (200 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.