Let me put you onto something – Benguella Butchery Bacon!
I have been trying to find bacon as delicious and smokey, and have been unable to.
On weeknights when I’m pressed for time, I like doing quick one-pan dishes, usually with pasta and meat of some sort, and herbs or veggies for colour.
This is one of those I came up with by using only what I had on hand.
250g Benguella Butchery bacon, sliced
2 cups of spinach
2 spring onions, rinsed and sliced
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 cube of Chicken stock (or a spoonful of Jaba stock powder)
1 cup of Whip-quick (plant-based cream or cream of your choice)
½ cup of Parmesan
3 cups of cooked Wholewheat penne
A bushel of chopped Parsley to garnish
Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Sautee the bacon in a non-stick pan (no oil, since it will release its own).
The next few steps will take less than 5 minutes: add the spinach and spring onion, and stir. Season and sprinkle in the stock and add the cream. Add the Parmesan and pasta and heat through:
Serve while it’s still hot, and…