Pasta With Bacon Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Ludwigj

Very good meal. The bacon adds a unique twist of flavor to regular tomato sauce. super easy to make. Adapted from a Rachael Ray recipe.

Top Review by 802771

Very good fresh and flavorful recipe. Even better if you actually cook the pasta al dente. I added a bit of oregano and basil

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water, add the pasta and cook until al dente. Drain, reserving a ladle of the pasta cooking water.
  2. While the pasta cooks, heat a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil, 3 turns of the pan, and the bacon and cook until the bacon renders fat and crisps at the edges. Add the bay leaves and onion and season with a little salt and a healthy dose of pepper. Cook until the onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in the broth and cook until reduced by half, about 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes, bring to a boil, then simmer to let the flavors combine.
  3. Add the reserved pasta cooking water, the pasta and parsley to the sauce and toss. Transfer the pasta to a serving platter, discard the bay leaves and pass grated cheese around the table.

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