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fresh angel-hair pasta with bacon and peas Recipe

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This recipe for fresh angel-hair pasta with bacon and peas, by , is from The Moreland Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Megan Moreland
Added: Friday, April 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
coarse salt and ground pepper
4 slices of bacon, sliced crosswise into 1/2 inch pieces
2 shallots, halved and thinly sliced
1 box frozen peas (10 oz.) thawed
1 cup half-and-half
18 ounces fresh angel-hair pasta

Directions:
Directions:
Set a large pot of salted water to boil. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium until crisp 5-7 minutes. With a slotted spoon transfer to a paper-towel lined plate to drain (leave fat in skillet)
Add shallots to skillet; season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium stirrin occasionally, until they begin to soften, 1-2 minutes. Add peas and half and half; season with salt and pepper. Simer until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. Reserve 1/2 c. pasta water; drain pasta, and return to pot. Pour sauce over pasta; toss to combine, adding some reserved pasta water a little at a time to coat. Sprinkle with bacon and serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 minutes

 

 

 

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