Springtime Pasta Toss with Bacon

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Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

4 servings

Crisp-tender asparagus spears, crispy bacon and a zesty dressing are part of what makes this springtime pasta toss a colorful, flavorful dish.

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  • Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Place cut asparagus into colander and drain pasta over it.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. dressing in large nonstick skillet; add tomatoes and onions; cook 2 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Add crushed red pepper and bacon; mix well.
  • Drain pasta. Add to skillet with remaining dressing and mozzarella; mix well. Top with Parmesan.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this main dish with a mixed green salad for a quick and tasty weekday meal.

How to Blanch Asparagus

To blanch the asparagus, plunge it into boiling water; cook 2 min., then immediately plunge it into cold water to stop the cooking process.

Best of Season

Choose asparagus with firm tight green stalks and tight tips.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 440
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 660mg
Carbohydrate 55g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 24g
   
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 30 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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