Bacon Pasta

Everything is better with bacon, no? Especially pasta!!! This Bacon Pasta was a super quick meal that I whipped up last weekend and we really enjoyed. I think I may change out the bacon with pancetta or prosciutto to change it up from time to time.

What You Need

9-12 strips of bacon

1 box of penne noodles

2 cups of whipping cream

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

optional: green onion, red pepper flakes, shredded Italian cheese

What You Do

Cook pasta according to box.

Fry up the bacon in a pan. Ideally I would have had 11-12 strips of bacon, but alas my pan will only hold 9.

Cut the bacon up in pieces, remove the grease from the pan.

Stir in the pasta, whipping cream, parmesean cheese and black pepper. Simmer until sauce is thickened.

Stir in the bacon and green onions.

I like to top mine with a little Italian cheese and some red pepper flakes if I am feeling a little fiesty.


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  • Reply Andrea @ Living On Cloud Nine December 14, 2017 at 6:18 am

    YES to the YES to the Bacon YES!!!! Yummy, this looks divine I tell ya!! DIVINE!!

  • Reply Bri @ My Life As December 14, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Girl you had me at bacon!

  • Reply Laura December 14, 2017 at 8:07 am

    LOL at I wish I could have gotten 11-12. Stupid pan! This looks delicious, and the red pepper flakes would be amazing on it. YUM.

  • Reply Carly December 14, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Oh yum!! We never buy real bacon but I needed it for a recipe a few weeks ago and it was sooo good!

  • Reply Rebecca Jo December 14, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Ill skip the bacon but I’m all about a creamy pasta dish, mmmmm

  • Reply Audrey December 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Ooooh, yum! I think we might have this tonight! Thanks, girl!! Creamy pasta is my fav (and K loves bacon, lol)!

  • Reply Missy @MySh!ttyKitchen December 14, 2017 at 11:21 am

    I love the red pepper flakes for feeling fiesty! All the creaminess and bacon deserves a little kick! This sounds divine!

  • Reply Danielle December 14, 2017 at 11:29 am

    This looks soooo good. I love all the yumminess this brings.

  • Reply SMD December 14, 2017 at 3:51 pm

    Everything IS better with bacon.

  • Reply Emily @ Martinis & Bikinis December 14, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    Yumm looks so delicious! Love bacon but have never added it to my pasta dishes! Everything is better with bacon!

  • Reply Kaitlyn December 14, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Looks delicious, yum!

  • Reply Laura December 14, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Oh my goodness, this sounds and looks delicious – and SO easy!!!

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