About this recipe:This is my favourite pasta dish when dinner has to be quick and easy, without sacraficing flavour! Bacon, garlic and fresh herbs are added to a fresh creamy sauce and tossed with pasta.
Mrs. Mary Hunt
1 chopped onion
170g streaky bacon, chopped
1 crushed clove garlic
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon fresh oregano
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 heaped tablespoon chopped parsley
110g cream cheese
150ml single cream
340g pasta shells (or any pasta)
grated Parmesan cheese, to serve
fresh parsley, for garnish
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:20min › Ready in:30min
Cook pasta in boiling salted water for about 10 minutes (or according to packet instructions).
In a large frying pan; melt thebutter. Add onion, bacon and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes. Add oregano, thyme and parsley. Stir in cream cheese and single cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Drain pasta; add to the sauce. Divide onto 4 serving plates; top with grated cheese and parsley.
Very nice. I didn't have any single cream, only double so added some milk. Doubled up most of the ingredients, including plenty of fresh herbs. Also added some red and green peppers. A quick, easy, and tasty supper. - 22 Aug 2016