5-Ingredient Bacon Asparagus Pasta Recipe

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Terri
Terri December 16, 2020
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How To Make 5-Ingredient Bacon Asparagus Pasta

5 ingredients are all it take to make a quick and easy lunch or dinner dish. Try making this creamy and filling asparagus pasta with bacon at home.

Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lbuncooked pasta
  • ½lbuncooked bacon,diced
  • ½lb.fresh aspagarus,ends trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • ½cupdry white wine
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,grated or flaked

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of generously-salted water al dente according to package instructions.

  2. Meanwhile, add bacon to a medium saute pan.

  3. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crispy. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  4. Add asparagus to the pan and saute in the bacon grease for about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cooked. Remove asparagus with a slotted spoon, and set aside with the bacon.

  5. Slowly add the white wine to the pan, and scrape the bottom of the pan with a spoon to deglaze the pan and pick up all of those yummy brown bits.

  6. Continue cooking for 5 minutes, or until the wine has reduced by about half.

  7. When the pasta is cooked, drain it. Then add the pasta, asparagus, bacon, and ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese to the saute pan, and toss until combined.

  8. Sprinkle pasta with the remaining Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 543.76kcal
  • Fat: 28.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.43g
  • Fiber: 1.81g
  • Sugar: 2.51g
  • Protein: 21.21g
  • Cholesterol: 50.06mg
  • Sodium: 635.99mg
  • Calcium: 237.47mg
  • Potassium: 276.68mg
  • Iron: 1.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 44.71µg
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