Spinach & Garlic Penna Pasta

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Dancer

My husband loves this pasta dish. The spinach and bacon seem to compliment each other.

Top Review by Audrey Chapman

I enjoyed this recipe. I used frozen spinach instead of fresh. The serving size says 4 but it served our 6.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pan to keep warm.
  2. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, fry bacon until crisp; remove bacon to a plate with paper towels to drain.
  3. Remove and discard all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat.
  4. Reheat frying pan; add butter and olive oil and heat.
  5. Stir in garlic until aromatic.
  6. Add spinach, stirring until spinach is cooked.
  7. Add pasta and stir until blended.
  8. Remove from heat and transfer onto individual serving plates.
  9. Scatter bacon over top and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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