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Bacon bolognese

Bacon bolognese

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A family spaghetti supper tailored for kids who don't like mince – packed with vegetables and flavoured with pesto

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal694
fat31g
saturates7g
carbs81g
sugars11g
fibre7g
protein24g
salt2.1g
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Ingredients

  • 400g spaghetti
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 large carrots , finely diced
  • 3 celery sticks, finely diced
  • 200g pack smoked bacon lardon
  • 190g jar sundried tomato pesto
  • 8-12 basil leaves , shredded (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    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.

  • STEP 2

    Tip in the pesto, warm through, then stir through the drained spaghetti with the basil, if using.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2012

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