200g fresh tagliatelle

6 mushrooms sliced

100g bacon lardons (or about 4 rashers chopped up)

1 clove of garlic, peeled & finely chopped

Small glass of white wine

2-3 tablespoons of single cream

Small handful of chopped fresh parsley



Creamy tagliatelle with bacon & mushrooms

preparation 5 mins • you cook for 10 mins •

Serves 2

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This dish is perfect for a weeknight after work. There's hardly any preparation and the whole dish takes just 10 minutes to cook. By using the flat strands of tagliatelle, the pasta will pick up all the delicious flavours of the dish. The addition of the chopped fresh parsley adds a delightful freshness to a dish that I'm sure you'll cook again and again.

Pan of salted boiling water to cook the pasta

Large frying pan/wok to cook everything else


Spoon to stir


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Put a large pan of salted boiling water on the hob along with your frying pan on a high heat. Add about a tablespoon of oil to the frying pan and then add your bacon. Give it a stir to ensure that nothing's sticking and cook for 1 minute on a high heat.

Add in the mushrooms and garlic now and stir to get everything nicely coated with the oil. Give everything a pinch of salt & pepper and cook the mushrooms for about 2-3 minutes until they start to get nice and brown. Once the mushrooms/bacon is starting to brown, drop your tagliatelle into the boiling water, stir and cook for 3 minutes.

Next you need to pour in the glass of white wine to the bacon/mushrooms. Give the pan a  good stir and allow it to bubble away whilst the pasta finishes cooking.

Once the pasta is done, drain it and then add it in with the bacon & mushrooms and turn the heat down to low. Give the pasta a good stir together to get it nicely mixed through then pour in 2-3 tablespoons of cream to bind it all together. Lastly add in your chopped parsley and stir it in and you're done!

To serve, simply divide the pasta between two bowls!

I hope that you enjoy it.


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