My husband loves this pasta dish. The spinach and bacon seem to compliment each other.
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Spinach and Garlic Penna Pasta
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 25 min
1 (16-ounce) package uncooked penna
2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup extra-virgin
1 pound fresh
8 slices bacon, diced
1 tablespoon minced
washed, dried, stemmed, and shredded
Freshly-grated parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and return to pan to keep warm.
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In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, fry bacon until crisp; remove bacon to a plate with paper towels to drain. Remove and discard all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat.
Reheat frying pan; add butter and olive oil and heat. Stir in garlic until aromatic. Add spinach, stirring until spinach is cooked. Add pasta and stir
until blended. Remove from heat and transfer onto individual serving plates. Scatter bacon over top and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings.