Bacon and Mushroom Penne With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
25 mins (prep 10, cooking 15)
11 ingredients
4 servings
This is a recipe that I found online. I have modified this recipe slightly by adding bacon, mushroom and sunflower seed. It works equaly well with chorizo instead of bacon. Sunflower seed is optional, it gives a bit of texture to the dish.

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , <-30-mins , european , main-dish , pasta , penne , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (213.4 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 181.05 Calories from Fat 40.68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.52g 27.79%
Saturated Fat 1.16g 23.2%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 9.32mg 12.42%
Sodium 509.15mg 84.86%
Total Carbohydrate 19.3g 25.73%
Dietary Fiber 1.13 g 18.06%
Sugars 1.89 g %
Protein 16.75g 134.03%
Vitamin A 567.63IU% Vitamin C 1.63mg%
Calcium 253.62mg% Iron 1.94mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
slices bacon, sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, freshly ground black pepper, fresh basil