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Clare’s Creamy Bacon & Mushroom Speedy Pasta

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Clare’s Creamy Bacon & Mushroom Speedy Pasta

I love spending time in the kitchen but I also need some easy, go to meals when work and family have me busy and I just have zero energy or time to spend in the kitchen, I need some easy go to meals and this is when Clare’s Creamy Bacon & Mushroom Speedy Pasta is ideal. Minimum effort, maximum taste.

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Serves 4

Preparation 10 minutes

Total time 20 minutes

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Ingredients 

  • 500g of fresh penne pasta (Use fresh for speed, but you can equally use dry)
  • 250g fresh mushrooms
  • 1 large onion (chopped finely)
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 6 lean bacon medallions finely sliced
  • 150mls of chicken stock
  • 100g of finely grated parmesan
  • 40g of sundried tomatoes
  • large bag of washed spinach
  • salt & pepper
  • 100ml of cream
  • 1tbs olive oil

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Directions 

  1. Fill a large saucepan with a pinch of salt and boiled water, add the pasta and cook as per instructions
  2. Add the olive oil to a large frying/saute pan, add the onions and mushrooms, cook for 3-4 minutes, then add the sliced rashers and garlic and cook for another 3-4 minutes
  3. Add the chicken stock and cream and cook for a few moments until the sauce reduces a little
  4. Drain and add the pasta to the sauce (keep 1/2 a mug of pasta water to one side)
  5. Add the sundried tomatoes, spinach and parmesan and stir well, add as much of the pasta water as you need to loosen the sauce and serve immediately

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Top with some garlic bread and enjoy!

Clare’s Creamy Bacon & Mushroom Speedy Pasta

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