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Bacon, spinach & gorgonzola pasta

Bacon, spinach & gorgonzola pasta

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

An indulgent pasta dish that is quick and cheap to make

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal658
fat25g
saturates11g
carbs77g
sugars7g
fibre9g
protein35g
salt4.06g
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Ingredients

  • 350g penne pasta
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 8 rashers smoked back bacon , chopped
  • 200ml hot vegetable stock
  • 300g frozen pea
  • 150g pack gorgonzola , cubed
  • 250g spinach

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add the onion and cook for 3 mins until starting to soften. Add the bacon, cook for a further 5 mins, then pour in the hot stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for a few mins until the liquid has reduced slightly.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the peas, followed by the gorgonzola, until the cheese has melted and the peas are defrosted. Quickly stir through the spinach to wilt. Drain the pasta and mix with the sauce, then serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2011

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