Linguine with Asparagus, Bacon, and Arugula

Submitted By: Asiangirl

A must try. Sauteed asparagus, bacon, and arugula are tossed with hot linguine. A special bright flavor comes from fresh lemon juice. It's simple and tasty!

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ready In: 40 Minutes

Yields: 5 servings

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1 pound linguine, uncooked

1/3 pound sliced bacon, cut in half

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces

1 (5 ounce) package baby arugula leaves

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

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1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.

2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and crisp. Remove to paper towels. Pour olive oil into skillet, and stir in garlic and asparagus.

Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

3. Add pasta to skillet. Turn flame off. Toss with arugula, lemon juice, and bacon.

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