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Chicken bacon and pesto spaghetti

Chicken bacon and pesto spaghetti

Serves: 
1
Time to make: 
15 mins
Total cost: 
$3.80 / $3.80 per serve
(at time of publication)
Health information: 
High calcium

Instructions

Instructions and steps: 

Step 1 Grill bacon until crispy and cut in small pieces.

Step 2 Cook spaghetti following packet directions until al dente. Drain and return to pan.

Step 3 Add pesto to spaghetti and toss to coat evenly. Add bacon, capsicum, basil and mozzarella. Season. Toss once more.

Step 4 Transfer to the serving plate. Serve.

Variations

Make it vegetarian: Use vegetarian sausages instead of chicken bacon.

Serving suggestions

Mixed green salad

About this Recipe

Recipe by: 
Photography: Melanie Jenkins
First Published: 
April 2009

Rate this recipe

Rating: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Full ingredient list: 
  • 3 chicken bacon rashers
  • 80g spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • 1/4 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 cup mixed salad leaves

Nutritional information (per serve)

Energy: 
2010kJ
Calories: 
480cal
Protein: 
29g
Fat: 
16g
- saturated: 
6g
Carbohydrates: 
55g
- sugars: 
3g
Dietary Fibre: 
5g
Sodium: 
940mg
Calcium: 
290mg
Iron: 
2.5mg

Nutrition information is given per serve
*NS: not specified