Sassy BLT Pasta

Sassy BLT Pasta

This intensely flavorful sassy pasta dish is quick and easy to prepare! This recipe is just bursting with flavor from the crispy, salty pancetta, sweetness of sun-dried tomatoes and peppery kale!

 

Ingredients:

12 oz. pasta of your choice
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 pound of pancetta, cubed
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/4 cup drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, cut into strips
3 cups of pre-washed baby kale
1 tsp. salt and black pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese

 

Directions:

Cook pasta in boiling water until almost tender. Add baby kale, and cook 1 minute. Drain in a colander over a bowl.
While pasta cooks, cook pancetta in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove pancetta from pan and set aside on a paper towel.
Keep pancetta oil in the pan.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Add onions, sun-dried tomatoes, red pepper flakes, and garlic , cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add pasta mixture, black pepper, and salt to pan; toss to combine. Top pasta mixture evenly with pancetta and cheese.



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