Bacon and pancetta (Italian bacon) make great pasta dishes. Try a recipe for carbonara, creamy bacon pasta, or bacon pasta with mushrooms.
This is a mac and cheese style pasta bake that includes broccoli then it is topped off with a delightfully easy and tasty topping combining bacon, potato nuggets and cheese.
This is a simple but wonderful pasta dish infused with Italian flavours. Serve with a crisp green salad, some garlic bread and a glass of wine!
Spicy, creamy, tangy... this is an absolutely amazing macaroni and cheese if you don't mind going to a little extra effort. Sure to be a favourite!
This is a delicious tomato-based pasta sauce with a little heat from fresh chilli. The key to this recipe is fresh ingredients and a healthy appetite!
You’re bound to “farfalle” for this twist on the classic carbonara! It’s just the perfect combination of flavours and textures, and the whole thing can be on the table in 30 minutes.
Bacon is always the winner in my pasta sauce recipes. In this recipe I throw in chopped zucchini and a handful of spinach as well to help absorb some of the saltiness. We also alternate between serving this sauce on top of pasta and on top of steamed vegies.
This is an easy pasta bake that can either go in the oven to meld the flavours or you can quickly grill the cheese at the end to brown up the top.
Spiral pasta combined with creamy mushroom soup, bacon and pickled cabbage all baked together until golden brown makes a tasty dish to bring to your next potluck.
Freshly sliced leeks are sauteed in the juices of fried streaky bacon. A roux and some feta are added to form a delicious sauce. Serve with your favourite pasta.
This pasta dish takes its inspiration from the classic bacon, lettuce and tomato (BLT) sandwich. It's healthy and comforting and only takes minutes.
This is a great easy recipe that kids love; especially great for when you can't get them to eat their veges.
I got this recipe from my nonna. It's quick easy and healthy, good for working mums or anyone who likes a quick meal.
This is a really easy carbonara pasta that uses chicken and bacon. We eat it mid-week when time and energy are a bit short.
Love this simple and tasty bacon and mushroom cream sauce that I serve over penne, it tastes even better if you can get good quality smoky bacon.
Big pasta shells or cannelloni make a great easy dinner, especially when served with crusty bread and a green salad.
Ideal for a brunch but able to be eaten at any meal this bacon, onion, egg, cheese and pasta dish is easy to make and tasty to eat.
A simple pasta which is full of flavour and bright colour. Pasta is tossed with crispy bacon and broccoli, and chilli, garlic and lemon zest add brightness.
A small amount of well-trimmed bacon goes a long way in imparting a full flavour to this quick pasta sauce. We've boosted the fibre with cannellini beans and the vegetable content with vibrant silverbeet, which cooks conveniently in the pasta water.
This is a super easy pasta but very flavourful, combining bacon and pine nuts with tarragon and lemon juice.
Nothing complements pasta like bacon and mushrooms; this is a great recipe that combines these ingredients to make a tasty sauce for penne.