18 May 2013

Creamy bacon mushroom spaghetti

Pasta is so lovely to make and the number of sauces that can be made to go with pasta are endless.  This is a recipe for a lovely creamy one, nice on a cold winter night.

1 Tbls (15ml Olive oil
6 rashes bacon, chopped small
1/2 onion, chopped finely
1 tsp garlic, crushed
1/2 caspium pepper, chopped
1/2 red chilli, chopped (optional)
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
black pepper, ground
1 tsp chicken stock powder
1 tsp cornflour (maizena)
250ml cream
A few squeezes of fresh lemon juice
1 packet Spaghetti (made as per packet instructions)
1 Fresh Avocado (to garnish)
Grated cheese of your choice

- Fry the bacon and onion in the olive oil until the bacon is a golden brown.
- Add the garlic, pepper, chili, and spices.
- Mix the cornflour in a cup with a small amount of cream to form a paste, gradually adding more cream, add to the pan.
- Stir until sauce thickens (about 10 minutes)
- In the interim cook the spaghetti as per packet instructions.
- Add the lemon juice to the sauce once it has thickened.
- Mix the sauce into the spaghetti
- Plate, and garnish with freshly sliced avo and grated cheese
Serves: 4

This post links to:
Fab Savoury Recipes Pinterest
The Best blog Recipes
Love Bakes Good Cakes
The Prairie Homestead
Our Delightful Home


  1. This sounds so easy and delicious! Thanks so much for sharing at last week's All My Bloggy Friends! I can't wait to see what you share this week :)

  2. This looks wonderful! And simple to make... my two favorite things. I'd love for you to bring this to Tuesday's Table - http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesdays-table-for-june-11-2013-and.html


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