Ingredients:

5 each bacon slices, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
26 oz pasta sauce
6 cups water
2 Tbsps beef bouillon cubes
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
10 oz frozen mixed vegetables
6 oz San Giorgio®® Alphabets
  grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

1.  In large saucepan, over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove; set aside.

2.  In 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings, cook onion until tender. Stir in reserved bacon and remaining ingredients except vegetables, pasta and Parmesan. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.

3.  Add mixed vegetables and pasta. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.

4.  Serve with Parmesan cheese.