Cooking Light - Bacon and Butternut pasta

Cooking Light - Bacon and Butternut pasta
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 376.5
  • Total Fat: 14.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.9 mg
  • Sodium: 2,185.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 59.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g

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from Cooking Light Magazine. Serve with Spinach Salad. from Cooking Light Magazine. Serve with Spinach Salad.
Number of Servings: 4


    3 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
    8 ounces uncooked fettuccine or linguine
    2 bacon slices
    2 tablespoons butter
    3 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
    1/2 cup sliced green onions


1. Bring 3 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Add pasta; cook for 8 minutes. Drain in a colander over a bowl, and reserve 1/3 cup cooking liquid.

2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Crumble bacon; set aside.

3. Add butter to drippings in pan; cook 30 seconds or until butter melts. Increase heat to medium-high. Add squash; sauté 7 minutes or until almost tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, pasta, reserved cooking liquid, and cheese; cook 2 minutes or until pasta is al dente, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with bacon and onions.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARDUANNE.

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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