bacon and pea pasta

bacon and pea pasta
bacon and pea pasta
bacon and pea pasta

bacon and pea pasta

Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Calories 825 kcal


  • 80 g pasta
  • 3 bacon rashers
  • a handful of frozen peas
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped up
  • lemon
  • crème fraiche plain yoghurt also works well
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • parmesan


  • Crisp up three chopped up rashers of bacon in a hot frying pan.
  • Throw in a minced garlic clove, a handful of frozen peas and toss vigorously while waiting for your pasta to cook in boiling salted water. 
  • Add a mugful of pasta water to the pan, along with a splodge of crème fraiche and a grating of lemon zest. 
  • Fold through hot pasta and serve with a mountain of parmesan.


Calories: 825kcalCarbohydrates: 72gProtein: 26gFat: 48gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 669mgPotassium: 480mgFiber: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 453IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 163mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bacon, garlic, italian, lemon, pasta, pea, wfh lunch
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