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Pesto Penne Pasta (with Bacon!)
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  1. Step 1

    Cut up your bacon into about centimeter size chunks.

(You'll want to start your water boiling soon too!)

    Cut up your bacon into about centimeter size chunks.

    (You'll want to start your water boiling soon too!)

  2. Step 2

    Then dice up your garlic.

    Then dice up your garlic.

  3. Step 3

    And then slice your your onion, you'll want more then pictured.

Also get your pepper seeds ready to be crushed!

    And then slice your your onion, you'll want more then pictured.

    Also get your pepper seeds ready to be crushed!

  4. Step 4

    You can just roll the back of a spoon on them, pressing with your palm.

    You can just roll the back of a spoon on them, pressing with your palm.

  5. Step 5

    Done!

    Done!

  6. Step 6

    Add your bacon and try to get some grease out of it before adding the other ingredients.

(Japanese bacon has little fat, I felt pretty guilty adding olive oil to bacon!)

    Add your bacon and try to get some grease out of it before adding the other ingredients.

    (Japanese bacon has little fat, I felt pretty guilty adding olive oil to bacon!)

  7. Step 7

    Add your pepper.

    Add your pepper.

  8. Step 8

    And the onions and garlic.

    And the onions and garlic.

  9. Step 9

    Go pick a tomato and then cut it up into cubes about a cm in size while your 

A good trick to help cutting tomatos is putting them in the freezer for 5-10 minutes, it helps the inside solidify a little.

    Go pick a tomato and then cut it up into cubes about a cm in size while your

    A good trick to help cutting tomatos is putting them in the freezer for 5-10 minutes, it helps the inside solidify a little.

  10. Step 10

    I decided to add a little parmesan at this point.

    I decided to add a little parmesan at this point.

  11. Step 11

    Cooked a little more, then covered, and let it rest on low heat.

    Cooked a little more, then covered, and let it rest on low heat.

  12. Step 12

    Once your penne is ready add your pesto.

    Once your penne is ready add your pesto.

  13. Step 13

    And give it a good stirring.

    And give it a good stirring.

  14. Step 14

    Then add your bacon and delicious stuff.

    Then add your bacon and delicious stuff.

  15. Step 15

    Plate it.

    Plate it.

  16. Step 16

    Add your tomatos on top & your green garnish last.

    Add your tomatos on top & your green garnish last.

  17. Step 17

    Serve with a side of pesto on the table so your guests can enjoy the full flavor!

    Serve with a side of pesto on the table so your guests can enjoy the full flavor!

  18. Step 18

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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