Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 400g (14oz) spaghetti

  2. 200g (7oz) streaky bacon, chopped

  3. 2 yellow peppers, sliced

  4. 3 garlic cloves, chopped

  5. tsp chilli flakes

  6. 500g jar tomato pasta sauce with herbs

  7. Parmesan and fresh basil to serve

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions. Drain and set to one side.

  2. Heat a large heavy-based frying pan and add the bacon. Cook for 5 mins until just beginning to colour.

  3. Add the peppers and cook for 10 mins until lightly charred. Reduce the heat and add the garlic and chilli, then cook for 2 mins.

  4. Pour in the pasta sauce and bring to the boil. Add a little water (or wine) if you like, and serve spooned over the hot spaghetti with freshly grated Parmesan and basil leaves.


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