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bacon and pea pasta

bacon and pea pasta

Prep Time 15 mins
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.


Sodium: 669mgCalcium: 163mgVitamin C: 34mgVitamin A: 453IUSugar: 6gFiber: 6gPotassium: 480mgCholesterol: 50mgCalories: 825kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 15gFat: 48gProtein: 26gCarbohydrates: 72gIron: 2mg
Keyword bacon, garlic, italian, lemon, pasta, pea, wfh lunch
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