Creamy Garlic and Bacon Pasta

  • Serves: 6 people
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes



  1. Heat the oil in a sauce pan on a medium heat, add the bacon and cook until ‘crispy but not crunchy' .
  2. After 10 minutes, add chopped onions and the garlic and cook, stirring, until well-colored but not burnt.
  3. Add the cream to the garlicky bacon mix and cook until sauce has come to the boil and lower the heat and allow it to simmer.
  4. Grind in plenty of black pepper and set the mixture aside.
  5. Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling, salted water until al dente.
  6. Scoop out a small cupful of the pasta cooking water and  add into your sauce then drain the pasta thoroughly. 
  7. Tip the spaghetti into a serving dish and add your sauce. Toss vigorously, making sure that it is well coated with the cream sauce.
  8. Sprinkle over the parsley. Toss again, and finish off with a light grating of nutmeg, if using, more black pepper and a little more parsley.
  9. Serve immediately.
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