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Spinach And Bacon Spaghettini

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Ingredients
  Spaghettini/Thin spaghetti 12 Ounce, uncooked
  Bacon slices 4
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Bottled minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh baby spinach 7 Ounce (1 Package)
  Grated fresh pecorino 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Romano cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, set aside.
2. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon, set aside. Add crushed red pepper and garlic to pan,- cook 30 seconds. Add spinach, cook 1 minute or just until spinach begins to wilt.
3. Combine pasta, reserved pasta water, bacon, spinach mixture, cheese, and salt, toss gently.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish

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