Quick & Easy

Linguine with asparagus and chilli pancetta

The chilli pancetta gives the linguine a lovely spicy kick. If you can't find it, use regular pancetta and add chilli to taste. Just a short time in the pan will be enough for the asparagus to add a touch of crunchy texture.
linguine with asparagus and chilli pancetta



1.Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain. Return pasta to pan.
2.Meanwhile, cook pancetta, in batches, in large frying pan until browned both sides and crisp. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm.
3.Add oil to same pan (there should still be about 1 tablespoon of fat from the pancetta) with garlic and asparagus; cook, stirring, 1 minute or until fragrant.
4.Pour hot asparagus mixture over pasta; add rocket and juice then stir through pancetta.

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