Apple Harvest Linguine

Apple Harvest Linguine
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound linguine
  • 6 slices smoked bacon
  • 1 green apple, cored and sliced into 16 wedges
  • 1 red apple, cored and sliced into 16 wedges
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Make It

1. Bring large pot of salted water to boiling. Cook pasta according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper toweling to drain; crumble.

3. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet. Add apples; cook over medium-high heat for 8 minutes, until golden and softened; transfer to plate. Add onion to skillet; cook over medium heat 4 minutes.

4. Pour apple juice concentrate, broth and cream into skillet; simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add cheese, chives and nutmeg, stirring until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Drain pasta; add to sauce in skillet; toss to coat. Transfer to large platter. Sprinkle with bacon and apples. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 623, Fat, total (g): 27, chol. (mg): 78, sat. fat (g): 15, carb. (g): 78, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 17, sodium (mg): 655, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.