Asparagus, bacon and rocket linguine

Asparagus, bacon and rocket linguine


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About this recipe: A must try, this recipe combines sauteed asparagus, bacon and rocket with linguine; a special bright flavour comes from fresh lemon juice. It's simple and tasty!


Serves: 5 

  • 1 500g packet linguine
  • 150g streaky bacon rashers, cut in half
  • 75ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 250g fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 (50g) bags rocket
  • 60ml fresh lemon juice

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat until browned. Remove to kitchen roll. Pour olive oil into the pan, and stir in garlic and asparagus. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add pasta to pan. Turn off heat. Toss with rocket, lemon juice and bacon.

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