Spaghetti with Salami and Bacon


A nice and easy quick recipe for lunch or a light dinner. Not overpowering, the hot salami gives it a little kick, but still has great flavors. With a glass of red wine, it's hard to beat.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked spaghetti

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ pound hard salami, diced

  • 2 slices bacon, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 leek, thinly sliced

  • salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 2 tomatoes, diced

  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place salami and bacon in the skillet; cook until just starting to crisp. Stir in garlic and leek; season with salt and pepper, and cook 2 minutes more. Stir in tomatoes and 1 tablespoon basil; cook 1 minute more.

  3. Mix the cooked pasta into the contents of the skillet, along with 3 tablespoons Parmesan. Serve topped with remaining Parmesan and basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

354 Calories
13g Fat
45g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 354
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 387mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 290mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.