Linguine With Asparagus, Parmesan, and Bacon

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

A favorite of mine. Adapted from Cooking Light, May 2006

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook asparagus and pasta according to pasta package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp and cool slightly.
  4. Remove bacon from the pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan.
  5. Crumble bacon.
  6. Add onion, garlic, and oregano to drippings in the pan and sauté 4 minutes or until onion is lightly browned.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook 2 minutes.
  8. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  9. Stir in butter, salt, and pepper and remove from heat.
  10. Place asparagus mixture in a large bowl and add tomato mixture and juice, tossing well.
  11. Top with bacon and shredded cheese.
  12. Garnish with shaved Parmesan, if desired.
Most Helpful

I will be making this again, so quick and easy! Thanks for posting, we absolutely loved it!

pammyowl December 17, 2012

This is a great and very low calorie filling meal. I have been making it for a few years and we always enjoy!

amyroberts1 February 13, 2012

Delicious! A perfect, light yet flavorful summer meal. I did everything as directed except for used veggie bacon instead. I was so surprised at how complex this dish was without any sauce. Compliments all around. Thanks for sharing :) Made for PRMR tag.

sofie-a-toast September 20, 2011