Canadian Bacon and Mozzarella Penne

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by kzbhansen

This is so good!!! Love the combinations of flavors in this pasta!!

Top Review by Baby Kato

We really enjoyed this quick and easy to make recipe. I love that it is so versatile. I had to substitute a few ingredients, even after doing this it still tasted great. Lovely flavors and textures. The mozzarella is a nice contrast to the bacon and tomato. Made exactly as written but used a variety of small pastas, dried parsley and coarsely squished whole tomatoes. I was also pretty heavy handed with the red pepper flakes . Thank you for sharing your recipe, it was a nice comfort dish on a cold winter evening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mozzarella, garlic, 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes, and the parsley.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil over moderately low heat. Cook the onion, stirring occasionally, until.
  3. translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, water, the remaining 1/2.
  4. teaspoon salt, and a pinch of red- pepper flakes. Reduce the heat and.
  5. simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  6. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta until just done, Reserve 1/4 cup of the pasta-cooking water.
  7. Drain.
  8. Toss the pasta with the tomato sauce, mozzarella mixture, and Canadian bacon.
  9. If the sauce seems too thick, add some of the reserved pasta-cooking water.

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