Creamy Peas and Pancetta

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 12
    onion, finely chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5
    pancetta, rashers chopped finely
  • 2
    cups cream (I use a half fat cream, can use full fat or double cream)
  • 12
    cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2
    cups cooked fresh peas (can use frozen, you can add them straight into the cream without cooking.)
  • mint, sprinkle with some chopped fresh mint (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in a pan, add onion, garlic and bacon, cook until onion is soft and bacon cooked.
  • In a saucepan add cream, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer, to reduce slightly, Approx 4-5 Min's.
  • Add onion garlic mix, cheese and peas, stir to heat through and melt cheese, approx 3-4 Min's. If using frozen peas cook a little longer.
  • Add cayenne and season with salt and pepper if desired, cook for a further minute or two, until nice and hot and thickened slighlty.
  • Serve sprinkled with fresh mint.
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