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One Pot BLT Pasta

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock


  • 12 slices of bacon - divided
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2-14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 12 oz uncooked linguine pasta
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh parsley - chopped
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 oz Parmesan cheese - grated
  • Halved cherry or grape tomatoes


  • Slice the bacon cross wise into strips. Cook in a large skillet with high sides for 8-9 minutes, or until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Drain skillet, leaving 1 tbsp of bacon drippings in the skillet.
  • Add onion and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Saute for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook for 10-20 seconds more. Add broth and tomatoes to the skillet and bring to a simmer. Add pasta, salt and half of the cooked bacon. Simmer, covered for 9-10 minutes or until pasta is almost cooked by still firm. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove skillet from heat and add cubed cream cheese, tomatoes and parsley, reserving 1 tbsp of parsley for garnish. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce is thickened. Serve with remaining bacon, grated Parmesan cheese and reserved parsley.
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