Pea & Bacon Pasta Salad
Pea & Bacon Pasta Salad


300 grams McCain Peas
500 grams Bacon cut into pieces
2 tablespoons Butter
1 Onion finely diced
Small bunch of Thyme
½ cup Cream
½ cup Parmesan grated
Salt and pepper
Chopped Parsley
1 packet Penne pasta cooked and drained – keep ½ cup of the cooked pasta water


Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  1. Cook pasta and set aside
  2. Fry the bacon and set aside
  3. To the same pan, melt the butter and add the onions, thyme and peas and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Add the cream and parmesan
  5. Add the cooked bacon back to the pot and toss with the pasta – add some of the reserved water from the cooked pasta
  6. Add more parmesan and serve


Recipe & Photography: @apriena (on Instagram)


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