Bow-Ties with Bacon and Tomatoes

Bow-tie pasta dresses up this easy skillet dinner for a special occasion or a weeknight family meal!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic and onion, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
1/8
teaspoon pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until bacon is brown. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, broth, uncooked pasta and pepper. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and mixture is as thick as you like.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until bacon is brown. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, broth, uncooked pasta and pepper. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and mixture is as thick as you like.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The texture of the pasta will be a bit firmer, because it is cooked in the liquid and isn't drained.

Depending on the kind of bacon you use, you may have to drain the fat.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.