Penne with Broccoli, Bacon and Garlic

Penne with Broccoli, Bacon and Garlic
Lean Canadian bacon adds smoky flavor to this low-fat main dish recipe. To save prep time, the broccoli and pasta cook in the same pot.
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m



  1. 1 of 3 In large deep pot of lightly salted water, cook penne until al dente, firm yet tender, following package directions. For last 4 minutes of cooking, add broccoli. Drain.
  2. 2 of 3 Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bacon, onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes. Lower heat to medium; add pepper flakes; cook until onion is softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in broth, salt and pepper; heat through. Remove from heat; stir in tomato.
  3. 3 of 3 Transfer hot pasta and broccoli to large serving bowl. Add bacon mixture from skillet; toss to combine. Stir in Parmesan, and serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information for Penne with Broccoli, Bacon and Garlic
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 674 mg sodium, 303 kcal cal., 15 g pro., 2 g sat. fat, 4 g fiber, 43 g carb., 8 g Fat, total, 18 mg chol.