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Pasta with Marinara Sauce and Ricotta

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Category: Sauces, Pasta, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 3 sl Bacon; diced
  • 1 Onion; chopped
  • 1/2 ts Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Jar (14oz) Marinara Sauce
  • 15 oz Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/4 c Parmesan Cheese *
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1/4 c Flat-leaf Parsley; chopped
  • 1 lb Pene or Ziti; cooked


* Freshly grated Cook bacon in large saucepan until crisp; drain on paper
towel. Discard all but 1 tbsp drippings from skillet. Add onion and red
pepper flakes; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender,
about 5 mins. Add marinara sauce and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, in a mixer
bowl, beat ricotta, Parmesan, salt and pepper until creamy. Stir in
parsley. Toss pasta immediately with marinara sauce and bacon. Pass
Per serving: 725 Calories; 33g Protein; 20g Fat; 103g Carbohydrates;
1,246mg Sodium; 44mg Cholesterol.

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