Use 100g/4oz frozen peas
instead of the courgettes if you prefer.
Bring a large
pan of salted water to the boil
(use boiling water from the kettle
to speed things up). Add the
spaghetti and return to the boil,
then cook at a rolling boil for the
time given on the pack, stirring
once or twice. This usually takes
Meanwhile cut up
the bacon and courgettes into
small chunks. Halve the tomatoes.
Heat the oil in a
large, deep frying pan, add the
bacon and fry for 5 minutes, until it
starts to crisp. Tip in the courgettes
and tomatoes and cook for a further
2-3 minutes until the courgettes
begin to brown round the edges
and the tomatoes start to soften.
pasta is cooked, spoon a couple of
tablespoons of the cooking water
into the vegetables, then drain the
pasta and tip it into the vegetables
too. Spoon in the pesto and toss
well until everything is evenly
coated. Serve straight from the
pan, with freshly grated parmesan.