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Mark’s Spaghetti with Bacon, Garlic, Chilli and Parsley

A simple tasty dish using ingredients you already have in the fridge!

4 people
20 min

Ingredients

    • 200g dried pasta
    • 1-2 tablesp. olive oil 
    • 100g rindless streaky bacon
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 2 chillis, diced
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • Large handful parsley, chopped (if available) 
    • 100g Irish farmhouse cheese, grated
    • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

Main

    • 200g dried pasta
    • 1-2 tablesp. olive oil 
    • 100g rindless streaky bacon
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 2 chillis, diced
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • Large handful parsley, chopped (if available) 
    • 100g Irish farmhouse cheese, grated
    • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

Method

Place the pasta in boiling salted water, cook until just tender, approximately six minutes.

Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan. Cut the bacon into lardons, add to the frying pan and cook until crispy. Add the garlic and chilli and cook over a medium heat for two minutes or until the garlic has started to turn golden, season.

Remove the pasta from the water and add to the frying pan, along with a ladle full of pasta water. Then add the Irish Farmhouse Cheese, lemon zest, juice and parsley.

Season with some more olive oil, lemon and serve in warm bowls.

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Method

Place the pasta in boiling salted water, cook until just tender, approximately six minutes.

Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan. Cut the bacon into lardons, add to the frying pan and cook until crispy. Add the garlic and chilli and cook over a medium heat for two minutes or until the garlic has started to turn golden, season.

Remove the pasta from the water and add to the frying pan, along with a ladle full of pasta water. Then add the Irish Farmhouse Cheese, lemon zest, juice and parsley.

Season with some more olive oil, lemon and serve in warm bowls.