What To Do:
1. Prep Ingredients: Chop bacon. Set aside some basil leaves for garnish; chop remaining basil.
2. Cook Pasta: Bring salted water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add pasta and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, reserving ¼ cup pasta water.
3. Cook Bacon: Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add bacon. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp. Remove from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet, and drain on paper towels.