Spicy, creamy, tomato ,bacon pasta sauce

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Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

I made this last night from things in the pantry and fridge. I guess it's based loosely on Alamatriciana, though that has crisp bacon and no cream or herbs!

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  1. Heat the oil in a heavy based fry pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes, add the bacon and garlic, and cook for a further 5 minutes or until the bacon is cooked to your liking.
  3. Pour in the wine, and allow to cook and reduce for a couple of minutes, then add the chilli flakes, tomato sauce, water and stock powder.
  4. Simmer for about 15 minutes.
  5. Add the cream and fresh chopped herbs and freshly ground black pepper, reheat and serve immediately over the pasta of your choice.
  6. We ate this last night over spinach and cheese tortellini.