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Pappardelle with Bacon Cream amd Tomato


  • 200g fresh pappardelle

  • 200g flour

  • 2 egg whole

  • splash olive oil

  • splash water

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 150ml cream thickened

  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes

  • 1 clove garlic chopped

  • 4 rashers bacon diced finely

  • ½ onion finely chopped

  • 2 sprigs thyme

  • 1 bay leaf fresh

  • 60 ml olive oil

  • 60 ml white wine

  • 2 tbsp chopped italian parsley


  • 1.

    Place a medium sized pan onto the stove, add the bacon and cook over a medium heat for 4-5minutes until golden. Remove half the bacon onto a piece of kitchen towel. Add the onions and garlic and cook until they are translucent and soft approx 3 minutes.

  • 2.

    Add the white wine and cook for 1 minute. Add the tomato paste and the chopped tomatoes, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a simmer and cook for 6 minutes until a little thick and the flavours have combined.

  • 3.

    Add the cream bring back to the boil and reserve.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile bring a large pot of water to the boil, add a good pinch of salt and plunge the pasta into the boiling water. Cook until al dente approximately 4 minutes if fresh 8 -10 if dried.

  • 5.

    Bring the sauce back to the boil and add the drained pasta. Toss together, sprinkle in the parsley. Serve and sprinkle with crispy bacon.

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Think this recipe is missing a step in making the pasta. the ingredients are there, but the method is not!
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