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Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon

We’ve been experimenting with all kinds of delicious & hearty fare over here. This Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon gets the highest ratings all around. I’ve been working with Pork Be inspired this season to bring you exciting new recipes that all use a very special ingredient…pork! In this recipe, we’ve braised a pork shoulder roast with veggies, white wine & broth. Then combined it with bowtie pasta & bacon to make an extra special dish. This time of year as the temps dip, my family craves meals like this. Once you have the pork in the oven you can forget about it for a few hours. Which leaves you time to scurry around the house doing all those other chores that need to get done! By the way, while this is braising your house will smell amazing!

 

Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon recipe @PorkBeInspired #porkbeinspired on MarlaMeridith.com ( @marlameridith )

So what exactly is braising anyways? Great question! Braising is a great cooking method for tougher/fattier cuts of meat. You gently cook the meat in a liquid over the course of a few hours with a low temperature. The result is a full flavored, very tender meat. I suggest you try it today if you haven’t yet!

I added bacon to this recipe for even more flavor. I like mine extra crispy. Try our Perfectly Baked Bacon recipe to get your bacon right all the time!

Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon recipe @PorkBeInspired #porkbeinspired on MarlaMeridith.com ( @marlameridith )

When we roll in from long days skiing the slopes here in Telluride we crave hearty, warming, healthy and delicious meals like this. I cooked this for a group I backcountry skied with the other day & they flipped! Thank goodness this is a big hit with my kids too. My VERY active kids who get super hungry out there on the rink & the snowy peaks.

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Make every occasion extra special with delicious recipes like this. Looking for more creative ways to cook with pork? Have I got the answer for you!

Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon recipe @PorkBeInspired #porkbeinspired on MarlaMeridith.com ( @marlameridith )

Check out the Pork Be inspired Facebook bot. We’ve used it quite a few times to help us find recipes with pork as the star ingredient. All you need to do is visit their Facebook page & message the bot. It will help you find recipes to match whatever moment is on your agenda & whatever type of pork you’re craving! They have made the Facebook bot very user friendly & sensitive to our busy life schedules. For more inspiration – from now to New Year’s Day and the new year, appetizers to desserts – follow PorkBeinspired.com on Facebook and click “message” to talk to the Bot, or visit www.PorkBeinspired.com to discover new pork recipes.

 

Here’s the Recipe for the Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon

Bow Tie Pasta with Braised Pork, White Wine and Bacon recipe @PorkBeInspired #porkbeinspired on MarlaMeridith.com ( @marlameridith )

 

 

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