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Spinach, bacon and pine nut pasta

This spinach, bacon and pine nut pasta can be on the table in under 20 minutes. Pappardelle is a wide ribbon pasta perfect for this kind of dish but you can substitute fettuccine or tagliatelle, if preferred.
Spinach, bacon and pine nut pasta



1.Cook bacon in small, frying pan; stir until browned lightly. Add pine nuts and garlic; cook, stirring, until browned.
2.Meanwhile, cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender. Drain, reserving ¼ cup (60ml) of the cooking liquid. Return pasta to pan.
3.Add bacon mixture to pasta with spinach, cheese, oil, juice and reserved cooking liquid; toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese flakes, if desired.

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