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Main dishes

Cavatappi Pomodoro

Cavatappi Pomodoro recipe
photo by:kraft
Garlic and crushed red pepper create mouthwatering flavor in this classic Italian dish that includes bacon. A tasty, simple, better-for-you idea the whole family will love.
time
prep:
25 min
total:
25 min
servings
total:
4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
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What You Need

3
cups  cavatappi, uncooked
2
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon
1
small  onion, chopped
2
cloves  garlic, minced
2
cans  (14.5 oz. each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, drained
1/4
cup  no-salt-added tomato paste
1/8
tsp.  crushed red pepper
1
cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend
1/4
cup  chopped fresh basil

Make It

COOK pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving 1 tsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.

ADD onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir on medium heat 5 min. Stir in garlic; cook 1 min. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and crushed pepper; simmer 5 to 6 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

DRAIN pasta; return to pan. Crumble bacon. Add to pasta with sauce; toss to coat. Spoon onto platter; top with cheese and basil.

* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Food Facts
Cavatappi is a tubular corkscrew pasta. If unavailable, you can use penne or mostaccioli instead.
Special Extra
For more heat, increase crushed red pepper to 1/4 tsp.
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