Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti

If a tomato sauce seems too heavy or there are no tinned tomatoes in the cupboard, try this delicious dish with fresh tomatoes - don't give up!

Recipe By: KitchenCIB (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/94)
Serves 1 Prep: 3 min Cook: 12 min

Ingredients

Spaghetti 100g
Cherry tomatoes 8
Garlic 1 clove
Olive oil 2 tbsp
Dried chilli 1
Onion (small) 1/2
Bacon 40g
Salt for pasta 1-1.5% of water
Parsley as required
Parmigiano reggiano as you like

Method

1
Here are the ingredients. Roughly chop the bacon and onion. Cut the tomatoes in half.
2
Put the olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat and add the smashed garlic and bacon.
3
Start cooking the pasta. Add half of the tomatoes, the onion and deseeded dried chilli to the frying pan.
4
When the bacon shrinks, add the remaining tomatoes and fry further.
5
Add two ladles of pasta water and mix to emulsify.
6
Season to taste - add water if it's too salty or pasta water if not salty enough. Shake the pan to mix and emulsify.
7
Add the cooked pasta and mix thoroughly with the sauce for 1 minute. Transfer to a serving dish.
8
Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley or grated cheese.

Tips & Note

●The bacon oil is the key to the sauce, so keep frying to just before the bacon starts to burn
●The pasta sauce is also important for seasoning. Always use 1-1.5% salt to the amount of water. Emulsify the oil and water nicely to get a lovely pasta dish.

Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti

If a tomato sauce seems too heavy or there are no tinned tomatoes in the cupboard, try this delicious dish with fresh tomatoes - don't give up!

Recipe By: KitchenCIB (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/94)

Serves 1

Prep: 3 min

Cook: 12 min

Ingredients

Spaghetti 100g
Cherry tomatoes 8
Garlic 1 clove
Olive oil 2 tbsp
Dried chilli 1
Onion (small) 1/2
Bacon 40g
Salt for pasta 1-1.5% of water
Parsley as required
Parmigiano reggiano as you like

Bacon & Tomato Spaghetti

Recipe ID :1208 Posted on 20 OCT 2015

Serves 1

Prep 3min
Cook 12min
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If a tomato sauce seems too heavy or there are no tinned tomatoes in the cupboard, try this delicious dish with fresh tomatoes - don't give up!

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100g
8
1 clove
2 tbsp
1
1/2
40g
1-1.5% of water
as required
as you like

Method

Prep
3min
Cook
12min
1
Here are the ingredients. Roughly chop the bacon and onion. Cut the tomatoes in half.
2
Put the olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat and add the smashed garlic and bacon.
3
Start cooking the pasta. Add half of the tomatoes, the onion and deseeded dried chilli to the frying pan.
4
When the bacon shrinks, add the remaining tomatoes and fry further.
5
Add two ladles of pasta water and mix to emulsify.
6
Season to taste - add water if it's too salty or pasta water if not salty enough. Shake the pan to mix and emulsify.
7
Add the cooked pasta and mix thoroughly with the sauce for 1 minute. Transfer to a serving dish.
8
Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley or grated cheese.

Tips & Note

●The bacon oil is the key to the sauce, so keep frying to just before the bacon starts to burn
●The pasta sauce is also important for seasoning. Always use 1-1.5% salt to the amount of water. Emulsify the oil and water nicely to get a lovely pasta dish.

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