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Quick and easy One-pot bacon, spinach and tomato pasta for the whole family. Served with a sprinkling of your preferred cheese.

One pan spinach and tomato pasta

One-pot bacon, spinach and tomato pasta

Richard
Quick and easy One-pot bacon, spinach and tomato pasta for the whole family. Served with a sprinkling of your preferred cheese.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 243 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 5 rashers of smoked bacon sliced
  • 1 garlic clove sliced or crushed in a garlic press
  • 1/4 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 500 ml / 1½oz pints of stock made with 1 vegetable and 1 chicken stock cube
  • 150 g / 5½ oz cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 250 g / 9oz spaghetti
  • 150 g/5½oz young spinach leaves
  • 50 g of cheese of your choice

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oil in a wide frying pan you can also cook it in a wok or large sauce pan, but you might need to break the spaghetti in half
  • fry the bacon over a medium heat until lightly browned, string occasionally.
  • Add the garlic and chilli and cook for a few seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add the chicken and Veg stock and bring to the boil, add the past and stir well and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to avoid the pasta sticking
  • When the pasta is tender, but there is liquid left in the pan, add the spinach and tomatoes, cook for 5 minutes and the liquid almost all been absorbed.
  • Stir in some cheese of your choice and season well with pepper (option)
Keyword pasta

About Post Author

Richard

Former chef in a nursing home, hotel, public bar and restaurant. Now full time dad to my biggest critic.Now sharing my and my families love of good food to the world.I hope you can join us on this journey of delicious discovery
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