Bacon and butternut pasta

A gloriously simple weekday meal.
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Recipe from: 19 June 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 35 min


  • 250
    Eskort Diced Bacon
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 1
    small butternut, peeled and cubed
  • 400
    pasta of choice
  • 100
    baby spinach, rinsed
  • 1
    chilli, finely chopped (optional)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Parmesan or pecorino cheese to garnish
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Preheat oven to 200ºC.

Season butternut and place on oven tray and drizzle with olive oil.
Toss to coat evenly then roast until tender and slightly caramelised (25 - 30 min).
Cook pasta according to packaging instructions.
In a frying pan, cook bacon until crispy, add spinach and chilli, cook briefly until spinach wilts then add the roasted butternut and season.
Toss together with cooked pasta then drizzle over extra olive oil, sprinkle with cheese and serve.

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