Warm creamy bacon and pasta salad

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    25 min

    This is a recipe belonging to my sister-in-law. A delicious warm bacon and red pepper creamy pasta salad served on a bad of mixed salad leaves. You can also add some halved cherry tomatoes and/or sliced spring onions.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 175g bacon lardons
    • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 red pepper, cubed
    • 250g farfalle or penne pasta
    • 75g BoursinĀ® full fat soft cheese with garlic & herbs
    • 120g mixed salad leaves
    • 30g cashew nuts, chopped
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat; add bacon lardons and cook until crispy. Drain off any excess bacon fat; add finely chopped onion and red pepper. Stir and cook until onion has softened.
    2. Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes; drain and stir in BoursinĀ® soft cheese.
    3. Place mixed salad leaves in a large bowl. Spoon creamy pasta and bacon-onion-red pepper mixture on top; toss lightly. Season to taste with salt pepper and add chopped cashew nuts on top.

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