Bacon & mushroom pasta

Spaghetti with creamy bacon & mushroom sauce

Course Dinner, Pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alida Ryder


for the sauce

  • 250 g streaky bacon chopped
  • 250 g mushrooms sliced
  • 1 garlic clove sliced
  • 100-150 ml cream
  • lemon juice to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste

to serve

  • 500 g spaghetti cooked
  • freshly chopped parsley
  • grated Parmesn cheese


  • Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over high heat then fry the bacon until crisp.
  • Remove the bacon and set aside. Pour off the bacon fat, reserving 2 tablespoons in the pan for frying the mushrooms.
  • Sauté the mushrooms until golden brown then add the garlic.
  • Add the bacon and cream and allow to simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  • Season with lemon juice, salt & pepper then pour over the pasta and toss.
  • Serve with parsley and Parmesan cheese sprinkled over the top.