Pasta with Buttered Sour Cream and Bacon Sauce

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Move over tomato sauce! Pasta with buttered sour cream and bacon is in town, and the pasta is calling! Try this for your next pasta supper.


  • 8 ounces short pasta (penne, ziti, etc)
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped and cooked until crispy
  • 1/2 stick butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream at room temperature
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Return to the hot pasta pot.
  2. Put the pot on the lowest heat setting on your stove and stir in butter and sour cream. Stir until both are melted and combined into the pasta.
  3. Stir in scallions, poppy seeds and cooked bacon.
  4. Serve at once on warmed plates.