Bacon and Vegetable Pasta

    Bacon and Vegetable Pasta

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    35min


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    This pasta dish is quick and easy to make and is full of vegetables like capsicum, mushroom, zucchini and celery. A cheap and healthy tummy warmer.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 75g pasta per person
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 1 clove of garlic, finely diced
    • 5 rashers of bacon, diced
    • 1 zucchini, diced
    • 2 sticks of celery, diced (optional)
    • 1/2 red capsicum, diced
    • 1/2 yellow capsicum, diced
    • 1/2 green capsicum, diced
    • 125g mushrooms, sliced
    • 125ml tomato puree (or passata)
    • 250g creme fraiche

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Cook the pasta in salted water for 12 minutes or until firm to the bite.
    2. In a frypan heat the oil and saute the onion and garlic, when the onion is starting to soften add the bacon, stir.
    3. Add the zucchini and celery then cook for a few minutes before adding the capsicum then continue to cook for a further few minutes; stir.
    4. Add the mushrooms and cook until softened.
    5. Add the tomato puree heating until it boils then add the creme fraiche; keep stirring until it is fully combined and hot.
    6. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce if there is enough space; if not place the pasta onto the plates and add the sauce on top.

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    I took out the bacon, left out the cream and added fresh oragano and boy what a great pasta sauce. - 17 Aug 2010

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    Altered ingredient amounts. I took out the bacon, left out the cream and added fresh oragano and boy what a great pasta sauce. - 17 Aug 2010

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