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Pasta With Bacon Sauce

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  Bacon slices/Null 8 , diced (Null)
  Chopped onion/Null 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Null)
  Garlic/Null 2 Clove (10 gm), minced (Null)
  Canned crushed tomatoes/Null 28 Ounce (1 Can Progresso)
  Canned pepper/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Progresso, Piccalilli Variety)
  Basil leaves/Null 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed (Null)
  Salt/Null 1 3⁄4 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Ground black pepper/Null 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Null)
  Ground beef/Null 1 Pound (Null)
  Spaghetti/Null 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Null 3 Tablespoon (Null)
  Grated parmesan cheese/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Progresso)

In a large skillet fry bacon until crisp.
Drain on paper towels; set aside.
Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon drippings from the skillet.
Add onion and garlic.
Saute until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
Add tomatoes and liquid from pepper piccalilli.
Chop peppers and add to the skillet along with basil, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt and black pepper.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until liquid is reduced and sauce is thickened, about 20 minutes, stirring often.
Meanwhile, in a medium skillet saute beef with remaining 1 teaspoon salt until brown.
Cook spaghetti according to package directions just until tender.
Drain; return to saucepot.
Add butter and Parmesan cheese.
Toss until butter melts.
Cover to keep hot.
Add reserved thickened sauce and meat.
Cook for 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3957 Calories from Fat 1689

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 190 g292.1%

Saturated Fat 81.8 g409%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 485.4 mg161.8%

Sodium 6290.1 mg262.1%

Total Carbohydrates 423 g141.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.7 g78.8%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 187 g373.7%

Vitamin A 154% Vitamin C 189.6%

Calcium 126.3% Iron 186.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Bacon Sauce Recipe