Rigatoni with Bacon, Spinach and Two Cheeses

Recipe by Miss Annie
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon in a heavy, large skillet over medium heat until crisp.
  • Transfer bacon to paper towels and drain.
  • Pour off all but 3 Tbsp.
  • drippings from the pan.
  • Add bell pepper and onion to the skillet and sauté until tender.
  • Remove skillet from heat.
  • Meanwhile, cook rigatoni in a large pot of salted boiling water until tender but firm.
  • Drain and immediately return pasta to the same pot.
  • Add the cheeses and butter until they melt and coat the pasta.
  • Add spinach and brandy and toss over medium heat until the spinach wilts.
  • Gently mix in the red bell pepper mixture and the bacon.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with walnuts and chives and serve immediately.
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