Pasta With Bacon, Mushroom & Caramelised Onions

Total Time
40mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
30 mins

I saw this on Better Homes & Gardens TV show, then in a magazine. It's become a family favorite - so light and yet so tasty! The "sauce" freezes well and reheats easily.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 250 g bacon, pieces
  • 250 g sliced mushrooms
  • 2 red onions, cut in half & sliced
  • minced garlic (to taste)
  • thyme
  • spaghetti (or any of the long ribbon style pastas)
  • crumbly cheese (feta, ploughmans cheddar, anything that crumbles nicely)
  • butter

Directions

  1. In a large frypan, fry the bacon, then set aside.
  2. Melt butter in the same pan and then cook the onions until they have caramelised.
  3. Add the mushrooms, garlic and thyme/herbs and the bacon again and reduce the heat to low.
  4. Cook your pasta and then, using tongs or a spathetti spoon, add it to the pan with the bacon mixture in it. Do not drain as the liquid will help moisten the whole.
  5. Serve with the cheese crumbled over the top.