Bacon Bow Tie Pasta

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Juenessa

This recipe is courtesy of Southern Living Magazine, April 2007. You could lighten this up a bit by using reduced fat or turkey bacon; 1/3 less fat cream cheese; and low fat milk.

Top Review by hkcurry

We really didn't care for this. I used 8 ounces of cream cheese, as it called for in the recipe, but it was very over-powering. After tasting it I added more pepper and parmesan, some garlic and onion powder and it was better. I don't think I'll make it again though.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Keep warm.
  3. Cook bacon according to package directions; drain well, and crumble.
  4. Beat cream cheese, butter, and Italian seasoning in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl at low speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  5. Gradually add milk, beating until mixture is smooth.
  6. Microwave cream cheese mixture at HIGH 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, whisking every 30 seconds.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Pour cream cheese mixture over warm pasta, tossing to coat.
  9. Top with crumbled bacon and 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese.

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