Spaghetti with Bacon & Sweet Peas

Whenever I’m in the mood for Italian food I always make my favorite dish spaghetti.  This recipe puts a little twist on it with a couple extra ingredients. Perfect for a quiet night with a glass of wine.

Ingredients:

– 250 grams (around 9 oz) of Kings Own Spaghetti from Kings Food Markets.

– 4 slices of bacon

– 10 oz of frozen sweet peas

-1 medium size shallot

– 2 cloves of garlic

-1 spoon of olive oil

– salt and pepper to season

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Directions:

1. Set a large pot of salted water to boil and cook the pasta until al dente. Save the leftover water for later.

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2. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over a medium fire until crisp (about 5-7 minutes).

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3. When ready transfer with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate to drain the fat.

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4. Chop the garlic.

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5. Prepare the shallots.

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6. Sautee the garlic and shallots with a spoon of olive oil, add sweet peas. Season with salt and  pepper and cook for a couple of minutes.

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7. When ready add the pasta into the peas, shallots, and garlic mixture.

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8. Add some of the leftover pasta water and cook for a minute or two.

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9. Sprinkle with small chunks of bacon and cheese and serve immediately.

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10. Don’t forget to crack open a bottle of your favorite red wine for the perfect pairing.

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Bon Appetit!

 

 

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  1. Lina June 23, 2017 at 10:47 am - Reply

    This looks so delicious! My kids would love this and I always have all of those ingredients on hand. 🥓🧀🍝

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