Pasta With Hot Tomato & Bacon Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Great change from regular pasta sauce. Fast to assemble--40 minutes to the plate. Kick it up by adding extra red pepper flakes if you like--I do!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon till crisp.
  2. Drain on paper towel.
  3. Pour all grease from pan except 1 tablespoon.
  4. Add olive oil and onions.
  5. Sauté till onions wilt, about 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in garlic, tomatoes, salt, sugar, basil and red pepper flakes.
  7. Crumble bacon in and add parsley.
  8. Simmer 30 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Cook pasta while sauce is simmering; drain well.
  11. Toss sauce and pasta together; serve.
  12. Pass cheese to garnish.


Most Helpful

Great flavor, nice change from your normal spag sauce!! Will make again.

skybaby July 23, 2002

Really outstanding. We got rained/flooded in today and I had the ingredients on hand. Great comfort food. Wouldn't change a thing.

Bogey'sMom June 22, 2002

Oh boy is this great! I recommend you all to try this pasta sauce, I used chilli flakes (cant get red pepper flakes here) added a few mushrooms and used Italian herbs as I didnt have any fresh basil, only used 2 onions, and only 2 tins of 16 oz tomatoes. This is a new favourite, thanks for the flavour sensation!!

Evie* June 14, 2002

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