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Bacon and spinach spaghetti recipe

Bacon and spinach spaghetti recipe

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Whip up this speedy spaghetti dish in under 15 minutes! Crispy bacon and fresh spinach are mixed into a creamy sauce. Top with Cheddar cheese and some black pepper. This is one the whole family will love. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins
  • 591 calories / serving


  • 300g spaghetti
  • 250g smoked bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 250g baby spinach
  • 300ml half fat crème fraîche
  • 10g fresh chives, snipped (or other soft herbs, finely chopped)
  • 75g Cheddar, grated
If you haven't got spaghetti, try using linguine instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    28g 40%
  • Saturates

    15g 76%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    2.2g 37%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 55.3g Protein 28.9g Fibre 2.5g


1. Cook the pasta to pack instructions in salted water.

2. Meanwhile, heat a large, deep frying pan and tip in the bacon. Cook until crunchy and golden.

3. Two minutes before the pasta is finished cooking, add the spinach leaves to the pan.

4. Drain the spinach and pasta, then mix with the bacon, crème fraîche, chives and cheese, along with some black pepper.

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