Creamy pasta with bacon and herbs

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    30 min

    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.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 50g butter
    • 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

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water for about 10 minutes (or according to packet instructions).
    2. 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.
    3. Drain pasta; add to the sauce. Divide onto 4 serving plates; top with grated cheese and parsley.

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