Quick & Easy

Pasta with pancetta, radicchio and balsamic vinegar

This simple dish has surprisingly intense and exotic flavours.
Pasta with pancetta, radicchio and balsamic vinegarAustralian House & Garden
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Ingredients

Method

1.Combine pancetta, oil and chillies in a frypan (large enough to contain pasta later) and cook over moderate heat until pancetta is crisp and fat runs. Remove pancetta with a slotted spoon to a paper-lined plate and set aside. Remove all but 2 tablespoons fat from pan.
2.Add garlic to pan and cook over moderate heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes, then stir in balsamic and parsley. Remove frypan from heat.
3.Meanwhile, cook pasta until nearly al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup of cooking water. Add pasta and radicchio to frypan with garlic. Toss over moderately high heat until radicchio just starts to wilt, about 1-2 minutes, adding some of the reserved cooking water to moisten, if necessary. Transfer to a serving bowl and scatter with reserved pancetta.

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