Now that you have been cooking for days and are exhausted but the thought of going out to dinner and getting dressed up is too much – try this easy and delicious dish. This linguine dish is so good it would be great for a family meal but also perfect for company. This has been a favorite of my family for years. Open a nice bottle of chardonnay, pour yourself a glass and have dinner on the table in 30 minutes.
- 1/3 pound thick sliced bacon, chopped
- 3 T. olive oil
- 1/2 c. water
- 1 1/2 c. sweet onions, roughly chopped
- 6 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1 t. garlic powder
- 1/2 t. red pepper flakes
- 2 t. dried basil
- parmesan cheese
- 1 pound fresh linguine, cooked according to directions
Sauté bacon until almost crisp. Remove bacon and drain on a paper towel. Leave 2 T. bacon drippings in pan and add olive oil, water and onions. Sauté for 3 minutes.
To pan, add tomatoes, wine, garlic, bacon and red pepper flakes. Sauté for 3 minutes.
Finally add basil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve over pasta with freshly grated parmesan cheese.