Barilla Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Penne

Foodista
9Ingredients
490Calories
45Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box penne (Barilla Protein PLUS)
  • 2 pounds brussels sprouts
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup shallots (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth low sodium (preferred)
  • 1/4 cup pecans (roasted and chopped)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to the package instructions. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a pot of boiling water, blanch Brussels sprouts for 5 minutes; place drained Brussels sprouts on baking pan in fridge to cool.
  2. Once cooled, cut sprouts in half. In an oven-safe skillet, cook bacon until crisp, remove and crumble; pour off all but 1 tablespoon of bacon fat. Add garlic and shallots to skillet and sauté until soft.
  3. To same skillet add olive oil and Brussels sprouts; bake in a 350°F oven for 10 minutes until caramelized.
  4. Remove from oven and add chicken stock; over medium heat, stir well and heat through. Add pasta, bacon and pecans, mixing well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.
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NutritionView more

490Calories
Sodium27%DV640mg
Fat57%DV37g
Protein35%DV18g
Carbs9%DV26g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories490Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat37g57%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium640mg27%
Potassium1140mg33%
Protein18g35%
Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate26g9%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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