Bowtie Pasta and Peas With Bacon

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the bacon and chop; set aside.
  • In a large pot add two big pinches of salt to boiling water for pasta.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water before draining the pasta.
  • When pasta is just about ready, in the pan you cooked bacon in add oil and heat over medium heat, sauté the onion until soft, but not browned, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  • Stir in one cup of the pasta water and the parsley, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and half and half; bring to a boil.
  • Add the peas, reduce heat and simmer just until the peas are warmed through.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Add pasta and toss together, top with bacon and parmesan cheese.
  • Add the remaining pasta water only as needed for moisture.
Advertisement