Creamy bacon and mushroom pasta recipe

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This creamy bacon and mushroom pasta is the perfect quick and easy dinner, ready in just 20 minutes. Plus at under 500 calories per serving, it's pretty healthy too! Head to goodtoknow.co.uk for more recipes

  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories407 Kcal20%
Sugar4.3 g5%
Fat10.2 g15%
Saturated Fat4.2 g21%
Salt1 g
Protein19.5 g39%
Carbohydrates59.5 g23%
Salt1 g

This creamy bacon and mushroom pasta is the perfect quick and easy dinner as it's ready in just 20 minutes. Under 500 calories with a serving of mushrooms, it's a healthy option too

Ingredients

  • 300g fusilli pasta twists
  • 1tsp oil
  • 4 rashers back bacon, cut into strips
  • 75g mushrooms, sliced
  • 100g peas (de-frosted)
  • 120g soft cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 5tbsp milk

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Method

  1. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on pack. Whilst it is cooking, heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the bacon and mushrooms until browned.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and add the peas, soft cheese and milk, stir until the soft cheese melts and forms a creamy sauce.
  3. Drain the pasta, divide between 4 serving bowls and top with the sauce.
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