Speedy Pasta Sauce
Recipe from Family Circle

When dinner poses a challenge, turn to this easy sauce recipe. Just add tomato, bacon, and peas to your favorite cooked pasta to make a meal in less than 30 minutes.

Speedy Pasta Sauce

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 mins
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  • 6   
    slices bacon, cut into pieces
  • 1   can 
    (28 ounces) tomatoes in juice
  • 1   teaspoon 
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    garlic powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    Italian seasoning
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
  • 1   cup 
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4  cup 
    sour cream
  • 12   ounces 
    of your favorite pasta, cooked
Cook bacon in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat for 8 minutes, until cooked through but not crispy. Drain on paper towels and discard drippings, but do not wipe out pan.
Increase heat to medium-high and add tomatoes and their juice, breaking apart tomatoes with your hands while adding. Stir in sugar, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt. Cook 5 minutes (simmering vigorously), stirring every so often.
Remove pan from heat and add peas, sour cream and drained bacon. Serve over cooked pasta.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 306, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 52, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 12, sodium (mg) 702, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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