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Bacon Pasta Delight



Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10
Cook Time: 20
Prep Method: Skillet


8   strips Cloverdale bacon
1   1 pound box angel hair pasta
1/2   white onion, very thinly sliced into rings
1/2   teaspoon kosher salt
3   cloves garlic, thinly sliced
3/4   cup heavy cream
1/2   cup chicken broth
1/4   cup parsley, chopped, plus extra for garnish
1/2   cup parmesan cheese, grated, plus extra for garnish
  black pepper, to taste


Prepare angel hair pasta according to directions on box. If necessary, cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, place bacon in cold 12-inch, deep skillet; cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towels, reserving 3 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet. When cool, break or cut bacon into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.
Cook onion in bacon pan with drippings over medium heat for 4 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and salt. Continue cooking about 1 minute more or until onion begins to become translucent.
Stir cream, chicken broth and parsley into onion mixture. Bring mixture just to boil; reduce heat to a simmer. Add Parmesan cheese. Stir well, scrapping bits from bottom of skillet.
Drain pasta and add to onion mixture. Mix well and remove mixture from heat. Add bacon into pasta. Lightly sprinkle with pepper and additional parsley and Parmesan cheese.