Bacon, Linguini and Tomato Toss

Bacon, Linguini and Tomato Toss

4 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Who doesn't love BLT's? Here's a yummy twist on an old favorite from The Pampered Chef's Spring/Summer 2010 Season's Best Recipe Collection.


12 slices Bacon
4 cups Chicken broth
2 can (14.5 oz) Diced tomatos; Italian Style
1 medium Onion; chopped
4 cloves Garlic; pressed or finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes; crushed (optional)
12 ounces Linguini pasta; uncooked
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Fresh parsley; finely chopped
4 ounce Cream cheese; cut into cubes
1 ounce parmesan cheese; grated
1/4 pound Grape tomatoes; halved

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



Heat (either on stove or in microwave) the diced tomatoes and chicken broth until hot.

Meanwhile cut bacon into 1/4 inch strips and cooke over medium-high heat 8-9 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Drain skillet, leaving 1 tbsp drippings. Saute garlic, and pepper flakes for 10-15 seconds or until fregrant. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Carefully add broth mixture, uncooked pasta, half of bacon, and salt. Simmer covered 9-10 minutes or until pasta is almost cooked, but still firm, stirring occasionally.

Remove skillet from heat stir in parsley, reserving 1 tbsp for garnish; cream cheese, and grape tomatoes. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce is thickened.

Serve with remaining bacon, Parmesan cheese and reserved parsley.

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DebbyKo 3m ago

I never would have imagined the savory flavors of this dish would be so palatable. It tasted like a dish from a high-end restaurant. Everything was perfect. I served mine with grilled tilapia. Can't wait to share with friends at church!
kiccole7 1y ago

Excellent flavor! Longer prep time than indicated.
NanMP 4y ago

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stpagh 5y ago

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