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Macaroni With Bacon, Tomato, And Sweet Pepper

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  Elbow macaroni 4 Ounce
  Bacon slices 3 , cut into 1-inch strips
  Green onions 3 , trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  Sweet green pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded, and chopped
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1 Pinch, crumbled
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a 10-inch skillet over moderately high heat for 3 minutes, or until almost crisp. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the drippings. Add the green onions and green pepper, and cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, parsley, basil, salt, and black pepper, and cook for 3 more minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
2. When the macaroni is done, drain it thoroughly in a colander and add it to the skillet with the bacon and vegetables. Toss to mix over low heat. Add the cheese, and toss again.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 711 Calories from Fat 131

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.7%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.6 mg10.9%

Sodium 857.7 mg35.7%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55.1%

Sugars 20.3 g

Protein 34 g67.1%

Vitamin A 224% Vitamin C 441.9%

Calcium 47.2% Iron 38%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Macaroni With Bacon, Tomato, And Sweet Pepper Recipe