Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

  • 4 Bacon, strips
  • 1/4 Onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic, smashed
  • 2 C Tomato, chopped
  • 1 C Red Wine, White Wine or Chicken and Veggie Stock
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • 8 oz. Pasta
  • 1/2 C Pasta Water
  • 1/4 C Fresh Basil, chopped or 2 tsp. dried
  • Heat a small saucepan or skillet over medium heat, add the bacon and cook until crisp. Add the onions, cook until soft then add the garlic and and cook for one minute. Add the tomatoes, wine or stock and sugar to the pan. Cover the sauce and simmer on low heat until the tomatoes break down, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

    Place the pasta in a pot of boiling, salted water and cook for 2 minutes less the the instructions read. Add the pasta and 1/2 C of the pasta water to the tomato sauce. Simmer the pasta for 3 minutes or until the sauce soaks into the pasta then stir in the basil.

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