Rigatoni With Cheese, Bacon & Peppers

Rigatoni With Cheese, Bacon & Peppers
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Mix red and yellow bell peppers with pasta, bacon, olives and cheese, and the result is a delicious, colorful meal.
10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

8 ounces (3 cups)
uncooked dried rigatoni
8 slices
bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium
red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium
yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 cup
small pitted ripe olives
10 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese, cut into quarters
1/4 cup
freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon
ground red pepper
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Cook rigatoni according to package directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp (6 to 8 minutes). Remove bacon from pan; set aside.
  3. Drain pan drippings, reserving 2 tablespoons. Add red pepper, yellow pepper and garlic to reserved pan drippings. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until peppers are crisply tender (4 to 5 minutes). Add cooked rigatoni, bacon and all remaining ingredients except parsley. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted (3 to 5 minutes). Sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
360
Cholesterol
40mg
Carbohydrates
32g
Protein
20g
Fat
17g
Sodium
700mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Has become a favorite for my family, parents, siblings and in-laws. Easy and very satisfying!

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