Patrick Cudahy

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Bacon, Onion and Gouda Pasta

Bacon, Onion and Gouda Pasta


Prep Time

10 mins

Total Time

30 mins

Serves

4


Ingredients


  • 1 pound short pasta
  • 7 slices Patrick Cudahy Bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup shredded Gouda cheese

Directions


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. Meanwhile in a large skillet over med-high heat, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove to a paper towel to absorb some of the drippings. Drain all but one Tablespoon of bacon drippings
  • 3. Add butter to the remaining bacon drippings. Add onion and saut? until tender.
  • 4. Add cream to the pan. Let simmer on low heat for a few minutes, until the cream sauce begins to reduce and thicken. Stir in the reserved bacon and Gouda. It takes some time to melt the Gouda cheese. Taste for seasoning: add salt, pepper or garlic salt to taste.
  • 5. Add the sauce to the reserved pasta and stir until evenly distributed. Serve.
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