Orecchiette with Bacon and Tomato Sauce

Orecchiette with Bacon and Tomato Sauce
Orecchiette with Bacon and Tomato Sauce
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    To give basic tomato sauce an extra kick, turn to bacon and red-pepper flakes. Just a little of each gives the sauce a lightly spicy, smoky flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
    • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 pound orecchiette or other short pasta
    • Grated Parmesan and chopped fresh parsley, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 75 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 5.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.49%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 423 mg 17.64%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.56%
    • Potassium: 11 mg 0.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.87%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 18.14%
    • Vitamin C 49.86%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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