Bacon and Parmesan Penne Pasta

by Sheryl

Who wouldn’t love pasta? The whole family loves pasta, so we’ve got it quite often. For some Asians, eating pasta symbolizes long life that is people usually serve this during Birthdays and New Year. Sometimes the delicious food is the simplest. It’s so easy to prepare this recipe and so tasteful that you may become addicted to it. For bacon lovers, this one is a takeaway, it’s a great choice. Its white sauce will enchant you even more.

Nothing can beat the ease of boiling some noodles in your favorite sauce and tossing into a handful of other ingredients. It is creamy, cheesy, and filled with delicious bacon. And best of all, this is one of the few things that can be agreed on by everyone.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 8

Ingredients:

1 pound bacon, coarsely chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 pound dry penne pasta
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

1. In a saucepan, place the chopped bacon and onion on medium heat and cook and mix until the bacon is crunchy and the onion becomes brown for about 10 minutes. (You want can replace the olive oil butter with a 2 tbsp of bacon drippings)

2. During the cooking process of bacon and onion, fill a large pot with lightly salted water to bring high heat to a rolling boil. When the water has boiled, stir in the penne and boil again. Cook the pasta uncovered, and mix occasionally until it is cooked, cooked for approximately 11 minutes until the pasta is still firm to bite. Drain the pasta, transfer to a large bowl and coat the pasta with the olive oil.

3. Drain the bacon grease from the saucepan, leave a few tbsp and taste. Mix in the pasta, and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top. Stir to mix both the pasta and the cheese, and serve.

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