Pasta with bacon and cheese

Make this dish and your family will be back for more.
 
bacon and cheese pasta


Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 350
    g
    uncooked pasta shells
  • 250
    g
    streaky bacon- chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic- crushed
  • 250
    g
    cottage cheese with herbs
  • 250
    ml
    cream
  • 100
    g
    frozen peas
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 150
    g
    cheese (of your choice)
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Method

 
Cook the pasta in rapidly boiling salted water till soft. Drain well. Fry the bacon till crisp.

Prepare the sauce:
Add the garlic, cottage cheese and cream to the bacon in the pan. Simmer till the sauce thickens slightly.

Add the peas and simmer until heated through.

Season with salt and pepper to taste then pour the sauce over the pasta and mix.

Arrange cheese in between.

Serve warm.
 

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