Pampered Chef's One Pot Creamy BLT Pasta

Recipe by gailanng
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice the bacon cross wise into strips. Cook in a large skillet with high sides for 8-9 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Drain skillet, leaving 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings in the skillet.
  • Place broth and diced tomatoes in a large bowl. Microwave, covered, on high for 6-8 minutes or until hot. Return skillet to heat and add onion and red pepper flakes. Saute for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook for 10-20 seconds. Add broth mixture, pasta, salt and half of the cooked bacon. Simmer covered for 9-10 minutes or until pasta is almost cooked by still firm. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove skillet from heat and add cubed cream cheese, grape tomatoes and parsley, reserving 1 tbsp of parsley for garnish. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce is thickened. Serve with remaining bacon, grated Parmesan cheese and reserved parsley.
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