This linguine with bacon, chilli and tomatoes is quick and easy to prepare, and full of flavour.
– 100 grams pancetta cubed or diced streaky bacon
– 400 grams cherry tomatoes canned or fresh
– 1/2 tspn chilli flakes
– 2 tblspns olive oil
– 250 grams fresh Cucina Artisan Linguine
– Cracked pepper
Saute the pancetta/bacon for about 6 minutes in olive oil until golden and crispy, sprinkle with chilli flakes.
Add the cherry tomatoes to the pan, stir only gently so the tomatoes don’t break up.
Cook the linguine according to directions (plenty of salted water) and drain. Add the drained pasta to the pancetta and tomatoes and stir to combine.
Top with cracked pepper and parmesan.
Recipe provided by Auckland-based Cucina Foods; makers of artisan fresh and frozen pasta. For more info on Cucina Foods, visit their Facebook page. To order your fresh pasta from Cucina Foods, visit www.cucinafoods.co.nz