- 400g spaghetti
- 1 tsp olive oil
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- 2 large carrot, finely diced
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- 3 celery sticks, finely diced
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- 200g pack smoked bacon lardon
- 190g jar sundried tomato pesto
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 8-12 basil leaves, shredded (optional)
Boil the spaghetti following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a non-stick pan. Add the carrots, celery and bacon, and stir well. Cover the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins until the veg has softened.
Tip in the pesto, warm through, then stir through the drained spaghetti with the basil, if using.