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Meaty Mediterranean Spaghetti

Tue, 11 June 2019

Meaty Mediterranean Spaghetti

 

Ingredients

12oz/350g spaghetti

8 rashers of bacon-chopped into even dice

1 medium onion-chopped finely

2 cloves of garlic-crushed

1 red chilli-finely diced

4 large dessertspoons of pesto

10floz/300ml pouring cream

10oz/300g cured meats (Chorizo, salami, pepperoni, parma ham)-torn

1oz/25g freshly grated parmesan cheese

 

To Serve:

Parmesan Cheese

Garlic Bread

 

Method

Cook the spaghetti in lightly salted water accordingly to the packet instruction

Meanwhile begin the sauce.

Heat some oil in a large pot, add the onion, mushroom, chilli and garlic and bacon and fry for 2-3 minutes until golden and crisp.

Add the pesto, cream, parmesan cheese to the bacon and heat until piping hot. Next add in the torn meats and stir well.

Drain the spaghetti, add to the pesto sauce.

Season as required.

Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese and with garlic bread.

 

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