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Pasta With Zucchini, Tomatoes, and Bacon

Pasta With Zucchini, Tomatoes, Bacon, and Feta
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  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to a plate, let cool, then break into pieces. Reserve the skillet.
  3. Add the oil, zucchini, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the drippings in the skillet and cook, tossing occasionally, until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.
  4. Add the zucchini, tomatoes, and cooking water to the pasta and cook over medium heat, tossing, until the tomatoes soften slightly, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the Feta and bacon and toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with the basil.
By August, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 499
  • Fat 16g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 34mg
  • Sodium 724mg
  • Protein 20g
  • Carbohydrate 71g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 187mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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