Bacon and Tomato Pasta with Parmesan


  • 4 slices of thick cut bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (28oz) can of Italian tomatoes
  • 1 lb of pasta (any variety)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • fresh parsley for garnish
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.  Set aside.
  • In a large sauce pan cook bacon over medium high heat for about 4 minutes until bacon is crispy.
  • Remove bacon and drain on a paper towel.
  • Reserve 2 tbs of the bacon fat and saute the onions until soft. About 5 Minutes.
  • Stir in red pepper flakes.
  • Stir in tomatoes and break up with a spoon or potato masher.
  • Add the bacon, and white wine.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  • Add pasta to to a bowl and add tomato sauce and toss well.
  • Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

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