Whole Wheat Linguine with Fakin’ Bacon, Baby Spinach and Basil

Whole Wheat Linguine with Fakin’ Bacon, Baby Spinach and Basil

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. whole wheat linguine  
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 5 oz. Lightlife Smart Bacon, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1-1/3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves, or to taste
  • 1/2 lb. baby spinach leaves
  • Ground pepper, to taste
  • Grated vegan Parmesan cheese
Steps

1. Cook whole wheat linguine according to package directions. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add bacon; sauté 5 to 6 minutes, or until crispy and lightly browned.

2. Add red onion and 1/2 Tbsp olive oil and sauté 5 to 6 minutes or until onion is tender.

3. Stir in vegetable broth and basil; simmer 1 to 2 minutes.

4. Add spinach and cook until spinach just wilts. Season to taste with pepper.

5. Toss whole wheat linguine with sauce, sprinkle with vegan Parmesan cheese and serve.

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