Orecchiette With Spinach, Garlic and Bacon

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

The combination of bacon, spinach, garlic, and onion really make this recipe a winner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to directions on the box.
  2. While frying your bacon, defrost spinach in the microwave according to directions.
  3. Sauté onion in olive oil until tender; add the garlic and sauté two more minutes. Add the spinach to the onions.
  4. Crumble the bacon and add to the mixture.
  5. Turn the heat to low to keep spinach mixture warm while the pasta finishes cooking.
  6. When pasta is cooked, drain and place in shallow bowls, spoon spinach mixture over pasta and serve.
  7. •Serving Suggestion: Sprinkle grated cheese over top.


Most Helpful

If the spinach mixture gets dry while it is heating, add more olive oil.

Elizabeth Fullerton September 07, 2001

Excellent side dish for sausage. The bacon added just the right touch.

MadCatKim September 26, 2002

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