Penne With Bacon and Black Olives

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 548 calories
    • Calories 172 calories from fat
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 14 mg
    • Sodium 1,279 mg
    • Protein 18 g
    • Carbohydrate 76 g
    • Sugar 10 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 49 mg

Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain.Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon, stirring, until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes.Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and discard the drippings.Return skillet to medium heat. Add the rosemary and crushed red pepper and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.Add the marinara and olives and bring to a simmer. Add the pasta and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and toss to combine.

Ingredients

  1. Check 12 ounces penne pasta
  2. Check 8 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  3. Check 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  4. Check 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  5. Check 1 26-ounce jar marinara sauce
  6. Check 1 cup pitted black olives
  7. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon, stirring, until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and discard the drippings.
  4. Return skillet to medium heat. Add the rosemary and crushed red pepper and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.
  5. Add the marinara and olives and bring to a simmer. Add the pasta and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and toss to combine.