Serve up our Bacon Alfredo Penne Pasta for a flavorful entrée at tonight's dinner. Our creamy Bacon Alfredo Penne Pasta is made with whole wheat pasta, bacon crumbles, roasted red peppers and Neufchatel cheese.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
3 cups whole wheat penne pasta, uncooked
1 Tbsp. oil
1 tsp. minced garlic
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley, divided
1 cup CLASSICO Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce
1 jar (7 oz.) roasted red peppers, finely chopped
4 slices cooked OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crumbled
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
1/4 tsp. chipotle chile pepper powder
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain.
Heat oil in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min.
Reserve 1 Tbsp. parsley for later use. Add remaining parsley to skillet along with all remaining ingredients; cook 3 to 5 min. or until Neufchatel is completely melted and pasta sauce mixture is heated through, stirring frequently.
Add pasta; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining parsley.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.