Mushroom-Bacon Pasta

Recipe by Lennie
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Note: use any type of mushrooms you like, or a combination; try button, cremini or shiitake.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions in a large pot of boiling salted water; cook until al dente then drain well; place in a serving bowl and reserve.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over low heat, heat one tbsp of the olive oil.
  • Add bacon and mushrooms to skillet and cook, stirring, until browned.
  • Add remaining oil to skillet, then the capers, garlic, salt and hot pepper flakes.
  • Cook, stirring, for about 10 minutes or until garlic is just slightly golden.
  • Stir in basil (you can also substitute fresh parsley, for a different taste) and toss with cooked pasta.
  • Serve with parmesan cheese on the side.
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