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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

  • Veg
  • 25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy



There is nothing better than a quick, light meal that presents a taste like royalty. This Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon is easy to make and set on your dinner table, but the taste it exudes is that of a brilliant dish made with a lot of thought process involved.

This simple dish is basically an amalgamation of wilted spinach, tomatoes and bacon tossed together with penne pasta for creating a brilliant taste par excellence. The dish is good to be served in almost any season and complements literally anything that you want it to go with.

Health Benefits

Since this dish contains a sizable quantity of spinach, bacon and penne pasta, it may be on the heavier side of things, but it is still very delicious and healthy for your body. The contents per serving suggest that you will be getting 21 g of protein from this dish. The protein will go inside your body and facilitate the growth of muscles.

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How to Make Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

  1. Bring a large bowl of light salted water and put it to boil.
  2. Add penne pasta to the water and cook it until it becomes tender within 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. During the meanwhile, heat around 1 tablespoon of olive oil inside a skillet put over medium heat.
  4. Place bacon inside the skillet and cook until it has become crisp and browned. This would require you to cook it for around 1 minute.
  5. Stir in the tomatoes inside the pain and cook them until they have properly and thoroughly heated inside.
  6. Place the spinach you have with you inside a colander and drain the hot pasta you have over it, so that it becomes properly wilted.
  7. Transfer the contents to a large serving dish and toss around with what is left of the olive oil, the tomato mixture and the bacon.

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Penne pasta is an extremely popular ingredient considered for salads. Penne is one of the popular forms of pasta, and it works best with pasta sauces such as marinara and pesto.

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