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Spaghetti With Bacon Sauce

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Ingredients
  Bacon slab 3⁄4 Pound
  Sweet red pepper 1 Small
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Spaghetti 3⁄4 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 6 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the bacon into 1/4 inch thick slices, then cut across into strips.
2) Seed and finely chop the pepper.
3) Cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water till tender.

MAKING
4) Heat a saucepan, add the bacon and fry till golden all over.
5) Add the pepper to the pan and fry for 1 minute.
6) Press the tomatoes and juice through a sieve into the pan and bring to a boil, stirring.
7) Add seasoning, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
8) Drain the spaghetti thoroughly and return to the pan.
9) Add the sauce and all but 1 tbsp of the cheese.
10) Toss lightly over a low heat for 2 minutes.
11) Adjust the seasoning to taste.
12) In a warmed serving dish, place the spaghetti and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

SERVING
13) Serve the spaghettin bacon sauce immediately with fresh crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3316 Calories from Fat 1660

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 182 g280.3%

Saturated Fat 70.7 g353.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 349.2 mg116.4%

Sodium 3567.4 mg148.6%

Total Carbohydrates 300 g100%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 135 g270.1%

Vitamin A 150.5% Vitamin C 338.6%

Calcium 129.7% Iron 108.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spaghetti With Bacon Sauce Recipe