Basil pesto pasta with a bacon and mushroom sauce

Recipe from: March 2011
bacon pasta

Ingredients 9
Servings 1
Minutes 10 mins


Serving Change
  • 500
    pasta of your choice
  • 60
    basil pesto
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 250
    bacon, chopped
  • 250
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 250
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 250
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


10 mins

Boil the pasta in salted water till cooked.
Drain and mixes the basil pesto into the pasta. Keep warm untill required.
Heat the olive oil to medium heat and fry the onion for a minute or two.
Add the bacon and fry till crispy. Add the mushrooms and fry for a couple of minutes.
Add the grated cheddar cheese and cream and heat through (do not cook) until the cheese has melted.
Season with salt and pepper.
Add the sauce to the drained pasta and mix.
Serve with a salad on the side.

Reprinted with permission of Pink Polka Dot.
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