Brie and bacon penne carbonara


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This dish started out 20 years ago with liver and fettucine but has evolved to become bacon and brie!


Serves: 4 

  • 375g penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 250g bacon
  • 100g sliced field mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 small tin (185ml ) skinny carnation evaporated milk
  • 250g premade pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 medium head of broccoli, chopped and microwave cooked
  • 1 small round of brie cheese
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • Grated parmesan cheese

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Take your biggest pot and boil water. Add pasta and cook as per packet directions. When cooked, drain and run through cold water.
  2. Take pot back to stove and add olive oil. Fry the bacon and when soft add the garlic and stir.
  3. Have the milk, wine and stir in sauce ready. Add them all while stirring - then add the egg last.
  4. When mixture starts to thicken add the cooked pasta and stir to mix well. Also add broccoli.
  5. Add chopped up brie and avocado. Stir for a minute or two till the cheese melts
  6. Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese salt and black pepper.

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Loved it! - 22 Jul 2010

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