Linguine Pasta with Onion, Bacon, and Parmesan Recipe

Linguine Pasta with Onion, Bacon, and Parmesan Recipe

How To Make Linguine Pasta with Onion, Bacon, and Parmesan

For a fuss-free and quick dinner meal, whip up a serving or two of this linguine pasta, loaded with bacon, parmesan, and a bite from red pepper flakes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • ½lbbacon,sliced
  • 2onions
  • ½tspdried thyme
  • 1tspdried red pepper flakes
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¾lblinguine
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper


  1. In a large frying pan, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

  2. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat. Put the pan over moderate heat.

  3. Add the onions, the thyme, the red-pepper flakes and ¼ teaspoon of the salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, until the onions are brown. Remove from the heat.

  4. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the linguine for about 12 minutes, until just done. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.

  5. Drain the linguine and toss with the bacon, onions, ¾ cup of the reserved pasta water, the Parmesan, parsley, the remaining ¾ teaspoon salt and the pepper. If the sauce seems too thick, add more of the pasta water.

  6. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 652.39kcal
  • Fat: 28.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.86g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.23g
  • Fiber: 4.04g
  • Sugar: 5.74g
  • Protein: 25.70g
  • Cholesterol: 50.06mg
  • Sodium: 640.11mg
  • Calcium: 261.83mg
  • Potassium: 430.24mg
  • Iron: 1.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.28mg
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