Spaghetti With Spicy Tomato, Bacon and Mushroom Sauce

“This version of the classic Italian recipe, spaghetti Amatriciana is a perfect example of fast food as it should be - whilst the pasta cooks the sauce is prepared all ready to eat in less than 30 mins! What's more any leftovers could be served cold the next day as a pasta salad in a packed lunch box.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling salted water for 10 mins or according to packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan and when hot, add the oil and bacon, then sauté for 3-4 mins, then add the mushrooms and cook for 5 mins or until the bacon and mushrooms are golden.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and chili and simmer over a high heat for 3-4 mins or until the sauce has reduced. Remove from the heat, stir in the sugar and season to taste.
  4. Drain the spaghetti in a colander and return to the pan, add the spaghetti to the sauce and toss well to mix. Finally add the parsley and serve.

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