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Angel Hair Pasta with Bacon & Garlic
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Yield: 4 servings (each serving is about 1 cup, 8 points per serving for blue, green and purple)

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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 5 slices center cut bacon
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Optional:
  • red pepper flakes, parsley or Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add a teaspoon of salt and the angel hair pasta. Cook according to the package directions. When the pasta is done cooking reserve one cup of the water.

  2. Chop the bacon and add it to a large heated skillet. Let it cook for 5 minutes or until the bacon is cooked through. Add the olive oil and garlic and cook 1 minute.

  3. Add in the cooked pasta and mix together. Slowly add in the reserved pasta water. Start with 1/2 cup and add more if needed.