Easy Weeknight Gluten Free Pasta Dinner
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Recipe modified from Dinner the Playbook
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4-6 Servings
  • 5 strips bacon (diced)
  • 1 small sweet yellow onion (diced 1 -2 inch strips)
  • 1½ cups sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 12 oz Box Gluten Free Penne Pasta
  • 1-3 Dashes of Garlic Salt to taste
  • 8 oz container low fat Ricotta Cheese
  • ⅓ cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  1. In a large pot bring water to boiling and cook pasta as per the instructions on the box.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, start cooking diced bacon in a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  3. Remove bacon and place in a bowl lined with a paper towel, set aside. Make sure to leave the bacon renderings in the pan.
  4. Turning the heat down to medium, add the onions. Cook until onions are translucent and starting to caramelize.
  5. Add the frozen peas and cover. Cook for 5 minutes or until peas are done.
  6. Lastly add the mushrooms in and continue to cook mixture until mushrooms are browned.
  7. In a large bowl, add pasta, vegetable mixture, bacon, ricotta cheese, garlic salt and Parmesan cheese and stir well.
  8. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Caleigh's Kitchen at http://caleighskitchen.com/2015/06/05/easy-weeknight-gluten-free-pasta-dinner.aspx