Spicy Pasta With Tomato & Bacon Sauce

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

This is my Dad's recipe - boy is it terrific! Careful with the red pepper flakes though - first time he made it - Wowzers!! It was a little too spicy! In my opinion this sauce tastes even better the second day!

Top Review by katew

5 plus stars! 1 added a large handful of fresh herbs from the garden and this was delicious. Sarah - it will interest you that I made this for a new BF for dinner - the first meal I have cooked him - he had 2 serves !!!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp and drain (reserve 1 tablespoons in skillet).
  2. Set bacon aside to cool.
  3. Add olive oil and onions to skillet.
  4. Saute onions until wilted, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in garlic, tomatoes, salt, sugar and pepper flakes.
  6. Cook your choice of pasta in the meantime.
  7. Simmer 30 minutes to reduce liquid.
  8. Crumble bacon and add to sauce along with parsley if desired.
  9. Remove sauce from heat.
  10. Toss cooked pasta with sauce and top with parmesan cheese if desired.
  11. ENJOY!

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