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Spinach And Bacon Spaghettini

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  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

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

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1439 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.4%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.5 mg9.2%

Sodium 1485 mg61.9%

Total Carbohydrates 270 g90%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 52 g103.9%

Vitamin A 282.6% Vitamin C 117.5%

Calcium 46.7% Iron 31.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach And Bacon Spaghettini Recipe