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Homemade pasta with bacon and butternut with sundried tomatoes

Recipe from: 08 March 2011

Ingredients 6
Servings 4
Time 5 mins


  • 1
    medium butternut
  • 1/2
    pack streaky bacon
  • 3
    garlic cloves, sliced thinly
  • 1
    small tub of sundried tomatoes
  • A small handful of fresh basil leaves.
  • olive oil


25 mins
Preheated the oven to 180C.
Cut the butternut into small blocks and toss in a little vegetable/canola oil and season.
Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes until done.
Boil a large pot of water.
Cut the bacon into small strips and pan fry with the garlic in some veg/canola oil.
Add the butternut and the sun-dried tomatoes.
Boil the pasta in the water for 5 minutes and drain.
Serve with some good olive oil drizzled over and some freshly sliced basil.

Reprinted with permission of Chef Caro.
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