Penne Pasta with Bacon and Tomato

Even the fussiest eater will enjoy this delicious easy to make pasta

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15 mins
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35 mins
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  1. In a large saucepan, add in chopped bacon and a splash of water over medium to high heat
  2. Cook until the bacon begins to brown and the water starts to evaporate
  3. Drain away most of the fat, but leave just enough to sauté the vegetables
  4. Add the onion and garlic and cook until they soften
  5. Pour in the pasta sauce, then sprinkle in the herb of your choice and season with salt and pepper
  6. Simmer for another 20 minutes
  7. Cook penne in lots of boiling salted water, then combine with the sauce


  • 8 slices of bacon, chopped

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 8 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced

  • 450g pasta sauce

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, rosemary or oregano

  • A sprinkle or two of sea salt and freshly grated pepper

  • 450g of penne pasta

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