Penne with Tomato, Bacon and Cheese Sauce


  • 6 bacon slices, chopped
  • 6 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
    • 1 pound penne
    • ½ to ¾ cup crumbled blue cheese, feta cheese or coarsely grated Parmesan cheese

1. Sauté bacon in heavy large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Spoon off all but 4 tablespoons drippings from pan. Add garlic to pan and stir 30 seconds. Add wine and scrape up any browned bits. Add tomatoes with juices, tomato paste, oregano and crushed red pepper. Simmer until sauce thick...

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