Simple Pasta Topped With Bacon And Cheese Recipe
A tasty and easy to prepare pasta recipe.
70 -80 g bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 onion, finely chopped
extra virgin olive oil
400 g diced fresh tomatoes
salt,black pepper, red crushed pepper or if you like it spicy crushed red pepper flakes
200 g of dry bucatini pasta
freshly grated parmigiano, aged or pecorino romano cheese or if available aged pecorino romano cheese
In a skillet sauté onion and garlic in a sufficient amount of olive oil.
When they are well cooked, add the crumbled bacon and tomatoes, season with salt and pepper (and/or red pepper).
*if you are using the tinned tomatoes, mush them up in small pieces.
Bring to boil and cook for several minutes until the flavours are well blended and some of the extra liquid is evaporated.
Meanwhile cook the pasta al dente, and drain.
Toss the tomato mixture together with the pasta, serve with plenty of freshly grated cheese.