20 minutes
Creamy Pea Bacon and Brie Pasta

Creamy Pea Bacon and Brie Pasta

Pea, bacon and fusilli pasta coated in a creamy brie sauce and sprinkled with parmesan, basil and black pepper

 

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How it's doneDirections

Step 1

  • Set the oven to 200C 400F or gas mark 6.
  • Half fill a medium pan with water and boil.
  • Add a spot of olive oil and a pinch of salt to the boiling water.
  • Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until tender but with a slight bite

Step 2

Put the garlic bread on the baking tray and place in the oven follow cooking instructions on packaging

Step 3

while the pasta is cooking

  • Heat the olive oil in the frying pan.
  • Cut the bacon into squares fry till golden brown

Step 4

  • Add the cream to the frying pan.
  • Add the brie to the frying pan,
  • Cook till the cheese melts.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary

Step 5

  • Add the peas to the pasta cook for 2 minutes
  • Reserve a few tbsp of cooking liquid from the pasta
  • Drain the pasta, return the pasta to the pan
  • Add the pasta sauce to the pasta
  • Add the reserved pasta liquid
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary

Step 6

  • Divide the pasta between the serving plates
  • Wash and tear the basil leaves
  • cut the parmesan into slithers
  • Sprinkle the basil and parmesan over the pasta

Step 7

  • Remove garlic bread from the oven
  • Serve the pasta with garlic bread, serve immediately

This recipe is from the cookbook in the mood for food by jo Pratt http://jo-pratt.com/

What you needIngredients

Servings 2
Utensils
  • 1 large pan
  • chopping board
  • large knife
  • frying pan
  • garlic crusher
  • baking tray
Pasta
  • 200 grams fusilli pasta
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon smoked
  • 100 grams peas (frozen)
  • 75 grams brie
  • 75 ml double cream
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 4 sprigs fresh basil
  • 10 grams parmesan
  • 1 garlic bread

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