BLT Linguine

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    slices smoked bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 12
    ounces package fresh linguine
  • 1
    bunch scallion, whites and light green sections, chopped
  • 4
    ounces cream cheese, cut into small chunks
  • 1
    pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • salt & fresh ground pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  • While the water heats, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until it is crisp, 6 to 7 minutes. Add the scallions and tomatoes, then sauté for 2 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the mixture to a.
  • bowl, draining any excess fat.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1⁄4 cup of the cooking water, then drain the pasta and return it to the saucepan.
  • Add the cream cheese and half of the reserved cooking water to the pasta. Toss until the cheese is melted and forms a creamy sauce.
  • Add three-quarters of the bacon and tomato mixture, then toss again. If the sauce is too thick, add a bit more of the reserved cooking water. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  • Divide the pasta among 4 plates, then top each serving with some of the remaining bacon and tomato mixture.
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