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[<$2.50 Serving] Bacon and Tomato Toss

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Bacon Pasta/noodl


  • 8 sl Bacon, chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ts Dried thyme
  • 19 oz Canned tomatoes
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1/4 c Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 lb Medium pasta shells [6 c]


In skillet, cook bacon, onion, garlic and thyme, stirring, for 5-7 minutes or until bacon is browned.
Spoon off fat. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper; bring to boil, breaking up tomatoes with back of spoon. Cook over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until thickened.
Stir in parsley.
Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 8-10 minutes or until tender but firm; drain well and return to pot.
Add sauce and toss to coat well.
Per serving: about 540 calories, 20 g protein, 9 g fat, 94 g carbohydrate, very high source fibre, good source iron.
4 servings for $5.91CDN [Feb 96]
Source: Canadian Living Test Kitchen, Canadian Living [magazine] Feb 96 [-=PAM=-] Submitted By AF656@FREENET.CARLETON.CA (PAUL A. MEADOWS) On FRI, 12 JAN 1996 135958 ~0500