Bacon, Spinach and Sun-dried Tomato Pasta


1 lb. Twists Pasta

6 Slices Bacon

2 T Bacon Grease (can use butter)

2 T Butter

5 tsp. Minced Garlic

1/4 C Flour

3/4 C Heavy Cream

1 3/4 C Milk

1 C Parmesan Cheese, grated

1/2 tsp. Italian Seasoning

Dash Nutmeg

1 C Diced Fresh Spinach

8.5 oz Jar Sun-dried Tomatoes, drained

Salt and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes to taste


-Cook bacon until crisp, drain on paper towel lined plate, crumble.  Reserve 2T of the rendered fat.

-Cook pasta per package directions, can use any type of pasta you wish, drain and set aside.

-In medium pot add bacon grease and butter over medium high heat.  Add in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 3-4 minutes.  Remove from heat and whisk in flour.  Reduce heat to medium.

-Slowly pour in heavy cream and milk, ensure that flour is dissolved.  Stir in Italian seasoning and nutmeg.  Add in spinach, cheese and sundried tomatoes.  Cook until cheese is melted.  Add in salt and red pepper flakes. Pour sauce over pasta.  Enjoy!


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