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Bacon, pesto and mushroom pasta

Recipe from: 23 March 2011

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:10


  • 400-500
    pasta of your choice
  • 60
    store-bought basil pesto
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 250
    bacon - chopped
  • 250
    mushrooms - cleaned and sliced
  • 250
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 250
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Boil the pasta in salted water until cooked. Drain and mix the basil pesto into the pasta.

Heat the olive oil to medium heat and fry the onion for a minute or two. Add the bacon and fry until crispy.

Add the mushrooms and fry for a couple of minutes. Stir in the grated cheddar cheese and cream and heat through 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. To see more recipes, click here.


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