If you can't find a package of cooked bacon pieces, buy a package of precooked bacon, and chop 8 slices.
8 ounces uncooked linguine
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 (2.5-ounce) package cooked bacon pieces (such as Hormel)
1 1/3 cups grape tomatoes, halved
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
How to Make It
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Add bacon bits; sauté 2 minutes. Add tomato, garlic, and oregano; sauté 30 seconds. Remove from heat.
Add pasta, reserved pasta water, salt, and pepper. Stir well, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 3 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.
Cooking Light Superfast Suppers
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