Creamy bacon and mushroom pasta recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 407 kCal 20%
Fat 10.2g 15%
  -  Saturates 4.2g 21%
Carbohydrates 59.5g 20%
  -  of which Sugars 4.3g 5%
Protein 19.5g 39%
Salt 1g 17%
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  • 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


    • 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


    • 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.

    • Reduce the heat to low and add the peas, soft cheese and milk, stir until the soft cheese melts and forms a creamy sauce.

    • Drain the pasta, divide between 4 serving bowls and top with the sauce.

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