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Spaghetti W/ Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms & Pancetta <r T>

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Category: Pasta, Main Dish, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Uncooked Basic Popeil Pasta;
  • -*Note
  • 1 tb Olive Oil
  • 1/4 c Canadian Bacon; **Note
  • 6 c Vertically Sliced Onion; Abt
  • -3 Lg
  • 1/4 ts Salt; ***Note
  • 1/4 ts Pepper; Divided
  • 6 c Sliced Mushrooms; Abt 1 Lb
  • 2 ts Minced Fresh Oregano
  • 1/4 c Chopped Fresh Parsley;
  • -Divided
  • 3 Cloves Garlic; Minced
  • 1/2 c Nonfat Veg Chicken Broth;
  • -Low Sod
  • Fresh Oregano; Optional


*NOTE: Original recipe used spaghetti.

**NOTE: Original recipe stated one could use pancetta or bacon (abt 1 oz).
Pancetta is Italian bacon that is cured with salt and spices but not
smoked. Regular bacon or ham can be substituted.

***NOTE: Original recipe used 1/2 tsp salt, divided

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain
well; set aside.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med heat until hot. Add pancetta
(canadian bacon or your substitute); saute 3 min. Stir in onion, 1/4 tsp
salt, and 1/8 tsp pepper; cover and cook 15 min, stirring frequently.
Uncover and cook an additional 10 min, stirring frequently. Remove onion
mixture from skillet; set aside.

Add mushrooms, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper to skillet; cook over
med-high heat 4 min. Add oregano and 2 T parsley; cool 1 min. Add garlic;
saute 1 min. Add onion mixture and broth; cook until thoroughly heated. Add
mushroom mixture to pasta; toss to coat. Divide among 4 shallow bowls;
sprinkle evenly with 2 T parsley. Garnish with oregano, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size 1 1/2 C)

This was fabulous!! Wonderful textures and taste.

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