One pan spinach and tomato pasta

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

Written by

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