Smokey Bacon Pasta

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You will need

Gourmet Pan 

5 Litre and Pasta Cooker Insert


  • Approx 375g of pasta
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic flattened and chopped
  • Spanish onion sliced finely
  • Sprinkle of chilli flakes
  • 100g smoked bacon
  • 1 can peeled tomatos
  • 1 tbsp of miniature capers
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring the 5 litre pasta cooker to the boil and add salt.
  2. In the large gourmet pan over a medium heat, caramelise the onions and garlic in the olive oil.
  3. Add the bacon and cook for a further few minutes until golden. Sprinkle the chilli flakes, salt and pepper and capers.
  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. While the sauce is reducing, add the pasta to the boiling water and cook uncovered until al dente.
  5. Drain, reserving a cup of the water and add the pasta to the sauce, coating it fully.
  6. If need to be, add some of the reserved water to the dish. Serve on a platter with fresh parmesan and finely chopped flat leaf parsley.