Spicy bacon, mushroom & tomato pasta

A quick, flavoursome family meal.


300g essential Waitrose Elicoidali dried pasta
1 tbsp essential Waitrose Olive Oil
200g pack essential Waitrose Thin British Smoked Back Bacon Rashers, chopped
300g pack essential Waitrose Cup Mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp smoked paprika
500g pack essential Waitrose Cherry Tomatoes


1. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, drain and return to the pan.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the bacon for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and fry for a further 2 minutes. Add the paprika and cherry tomatoes, cover and cook for 5 minutes, squashing the tomatoes slightly towards the end.

3. Stir into the pasta and heat through for 1 minute, then serve.

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2033.424kJ
Fat 17.4g
Saturated Fat 5.2g
Carbohydrate 61.3g
Sugars 5.8g
Salt 1.8g

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