MALFADINE ALLA ROMANA (Pasta with Bacon and Cheese sauce)

Recipe by FlemishMinx
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using bacon, cut into cubes.
  • In a frying pan, saute the onion till softened but not browned.
  • Add the lardons or bacon cubes, and brown them.
  • Add the canned tomatoes and the chopped sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cook the malfadine al dente.
  • Strain (reserving 2 TBS of the water), then pour into the pan with the prepared sauce, adding the reserved 2 TBS pasta water and then leaving the pasta to flavor 1 minute.
  • Add the butter and the parmesan or romano cheese, take the pan off the heat and mix everything well.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.
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