Bacon Asparagus Pasta

Monday, June 5, 2017
Bacon Asparagus Pasta recipe is a favorite recipe that is an easy to make meal in under 25 minutes from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.
This recipe is sponsored by Safeway and Albertsons.

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Things have been rather busy around here with the end of school fast approaching. It always seems like the busiest time of the year in our house. So I thought we would put Bacon Asparagus Pasta on the menu tonight.

I make Bacon Asparagus Pasta a lot when I'm craving comfort food, or when I need a super easy peasy dinner. Sometimes I make it for lunch, but also when the groceries are low in the house. I keep a stock pile of bacon, and pasta on hand in case of an emergency.

If I could I would make it for breakfast, but I'm not sure how the kids would feel about that.

It's a total party for your mouth in under 25 minutes.

Bacon Asparagus Pasta is only 7 ingredients plus spices from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

To make Bacon Asparagus Pasta you will need: 
  • 1/2 pound Signature Farms Thick Sliced Bacon
  • 16 ounces Signature SELECT Spaghetti
  • 1 pound Asparagus, Signature Kitchens Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 6 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/3 cup Chopped Parsley

Cook pasta until al dente for Bacon Asparagus Pasta.

Bring 4 quarts of Water to a boil. Stir in 2 teaspoons Salt. 

Slowly add 16 ounces Signature Kitchens Spaghetti to boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally for 8-9 minutes, until just shy of desired doneness. 

Reserve 2 cups Cooked Pasta Water, and drain spaghetti.

Frying Bacon in Pan for Bacon Asparagus Pasta.

Dice a 1/2 pound Signature Farms Thick Sliced Bacon, cook until brown, and remove from pan. Drain off excessive grease.

Cook garlic, lemon zest, red pepper, salt in butter for Bacon Asparagus Pasta.

Add: 
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 6 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 pinch Salt

Cook Asparagus in lemon zest and garlic until tender for Bacon Asparagus Pasta Recipe.

Stir in 1 pound Asparagus cut into 1 inch pieces, and cook until garlic is fragrant.

Add pasta water to finish cooking pasta and make a light sauce for Bacon Asparagus Pasta.

Add cooked pasta to asparagus, and 1 cup Cooked Pasta Water. Stir until pasta is desired doneness, about an additional minute. 

Add additional cooked pasta water as needed to form a light sauce.

Stir bacon and Parmesan Cheese into pasta for Bacon Asparagus Pasta.

Stir in cooked bacon, and 1/2 cup Signature Kitchens Grated Parmesan Cheese.

Bacon Asparagus Pasta Recipe is a super easy to make dinner in under 25 minutes from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

Stir in 1/3 cup Chopped Parsley, and toss until well combined.

Bacon Asparagus Pasta recipe is a super fast dinner time favorite from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

Serve with additional Parmesan Cheese, and Lemon Wedges, if desired.

Bacon Asparagus Pasta recipe is an easy dinner in under 30 minutes. Great for back to school nights from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

Bacon Asparagus Pasta is one of my quick, and easy go to meals. If pasta and bacon is your thing like it's our thing I know you'll love it!

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Bacon Asparagus Pasta

Bacon Asparagus Pasta- an easy to make meal in under 25 minutes.
5 out of 5 based on 1 user ratings
prep time: 5 Mcook time: 20 Mtotal time: 25 M

ingredients:

To Cook Spaghetti
  • 4 quarts Water
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 16 ounces Signature Kitchens Spaghetti
Bacon Asparagus Pasta
  • 1/2 pound Signature Farms Bacon, Diced
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pound Asparagus, Cut Into 1 inch pieces
  • Reserved Cooked Pasta Water
  • 1/2 cup Signature Kitchens Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup Parsley, Chopped
For Serving
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • 5 whole Lemon Wedges

instructions:

How to cook Bacon Asparagus Pasta

To Cook Spaghetti
  1. Bring water to a boil. Stir in salt. Slowly stir in spaghetti into boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally for 8-9 minutes, until just shy of desired doneness.
  2. Reserve 2 cups Cooked Pasta Water, and drain spaghetti.
Bacon Asparagus Pasta
  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet until brown. Remove bacon, and drain off excess bacon grease.
  2. Add butter, garlic, lemon zest, red pepper flakes, 1 pinch salt, and asparagus. Cook until garlic is fragrant, and asparagus bright green.
  3. Stir in cooked pasta, and 1 cup pasta water. Stir until pasta is desired doneness, about an additional minute. Add additional pasta water as needed to achieve desired doneness, and to form a light sauce.
  4. Stir in cooked bacon, parmesan cheese, and parsley.
For Servings
  1. Serve with additional parmesan cheese, and lemon wedges.
Calories
917.51
Fat (grams)
64.45
Sat. Fat (grams)
24.47
Carbs (grams)
22.33
Fiber (grams)
3.99
Net carbs
18.34
Sugar (grams)
2.91
Protein (grams)
62.32
Sodium (milligrams)
3795.47
Cholesterol (grams)
181.36
Calories are estimated.
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1 comment

  1. Looks wonderful! Everyone needs a great recipe that is quick and easy.

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