Cast of Characters:
1 lb Bacon
1 box Penne Pasta
2 Heads of Broccoli
2 Roma tomatoes or 1 large regular tomato
1 teaspoon minced garlicBoil water. Add salt and cook pasta until Al Dente. Chop bacon, broccoli, and tomatoes.Start frying the bacon. When it is about halfway done, add broccoli. When bacon and broccoli are almost done, add tomatoes and a heaping teaspoon of minced garlic. Let simmer for 4-5 more minutes.Drain pasta. Do not rinse. Do not drain bacon mixture. Fold into pasta. Serve warm.
YUM! This is one of my staple summer side dishes.