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Spaghetti With Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe 2010-10-07 11:16:40

Spaghetti With Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Spaghetti With Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

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Spaghetti With Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Recipe 2010-10-07 11:16:40

Ingredients

  1. 5 slices bacon (1/4 lb.), finely chopped
    1 medium onion, finely chopped
    1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    2/3 cup heavy cream
    1/2 cup drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
    1 lb spaghetti
    1 oz finely grated parmesan (1/2 cup)
    1-2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, optional

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp, 6 to 10 minutes.
  2. Transfer bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons fat from skillet.
  3. Add onion, garlic, salt, and pepper to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened and lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add cream, tomatoes, and bacon and simmer until cream is slightly thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Cook pasta in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Reserve 1-cup cooking water, then drain pasta in a colander.
  6. Add pasta, cheese, and parsley (if using) to sauce and toss to coat pasta, adding enough reserved cooking water to thin sauce as desired.

Serves 4-6.

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