Looking for a quick and easy pasta recipe that's sure to please? Bacon, garlic and crushed red pepper give this Healthy Living pasta dish its bold, beautiful flavour. Top with shredded cheese and fresh basil for the win.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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3 cups whole wheat scoobi do pasta, uncooked
2 slices reduced-sodium bacon
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (796 mL/28 fl oz) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 cup Cracker Barrel Shredded Light 4 Cheese Italiano Cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
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How do I make it ?
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving 1 tsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
Add onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir on medium heat 5 min. Stir in garlic; cook 1 min. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and crushed pepper; simmer 5 to 6 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Drain pasta; return to pan. Crumble bacon. Add to pasta with sauce; toss to coat. Spoon onto platter; top with cheese and basil.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Scoobi do pasta is a tubular corkscrew pasta. If unavailable, you can use penne or rotini instead.
For more heat, increase crushed red pepper to 1/4 tsp.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 9 g
Saturated fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 350 mg
Total carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary fibre 8 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 22 g
Makes 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) 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.