Pasta with Hot Tomato and Bacon Sauce
1/2 pound thickly sliced bacon
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 1/2 large onions, coarsely chopped
3 large garlic cloves, minced
1 (28 ounce) and 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes, chopped with liquid
1 tablespoon tarragon, or 2 tsp. sugar
2 teaspoons salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon red pepper
1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
1 1/2 pounds pasta
Fry bacon until crisp. Drain. Pour all grease except 1 tablespoon from skillet.
Add olive oil and onions to skillet. Saute onions until wilted, about 5 minutes.
Stir in garlic, tomatoes, salt, tarragon and pepper. Simmer 30 minutes to reduce
liquid. Crumble bacon and add along with the parsley. Remove sauce from heat.
Toss cooked pasta with a bit of butter and then some of the sauce. Top each
serving with additional sauce and cheese.