Bacon and Onion Pasta

Bacon and Onion Pasta

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To serve – 4

Preparation time – 3-4 minutes
Cooking time – 20 minutes

A simple but totally delicious dish for everyone to enjoy. Serve with salad and garlic bread


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400 g farfalle pasta 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, finely sliced 1 garlic clove, finely sliced 200 g smoked bacon rashers, cut into bite size pieces 300 ml half-fat crème fraîche Small bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked and chopped


  1. Fill a large pan with boiling water from the kettle and put over a medium heat to bring back to the boil. Lightly salt and add the pasta and cook for 10-12 minutes until al dente*.
  2. Drain and return to the pan.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil in a pan, then add the onions and garlic. Cook over a medium heat for 8-10 minutes, taking care not to let the garlic burn, then add the bacon pieces and continue to cook for 5 minutes until the onions are just starting to turn golden and the bacon is crisp.
  4. Stir the onion and bacon mixture into the pan of cooked pasta, add the crème fraiche and parsley, and mix to heat through.
  5. Season and serve.

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