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Bacon, Courgette & Cherry Tomato Linguine

Bacon, Courgette & Cherry Tomato Linguine

Rating
4rating out of 5

(1031 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

You had us at ‘golden-fried bacon’... plus courgette and juicy cherry tomatoes. Clotted cream brings all the flavours together in creamy harmony, and chopped basil adds a fresh finish. This fabulously simple pasta dish is ready in a flash and sure to be a new favourite.

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 brown onion
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
Pitted-black-olives
30g pitted black olives
smoked-streaky-bacon
135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
Courgette
1 courgette
Cherry-tomatoes
125g cherry tomatoes
Cornish clotted cream
40g Cornish clotted cream †
dried-oregano
1 tbsp dried oregano
chilli flakes 3.18
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
basil 3.18
5g basil
Linguine
200g linguine †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 bag of pitted black olives (30g)
  • 135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
  • 1 courgette
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 5g basil
  • 190g linguine<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 716 kJ
171 kcal
2774 kJ
661 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
6.8 g
3.3 g
26.5 g
12.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
20.2 g
2.5 g
78.2 g
9.5 g
Fibre 1.7 g 6.5 g
Protein 6.8 g 26.3 g
Salt 0.61 g 2.36 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
1 garlic clove
garlic
1 bag of pitted black olives (30g)
pitted black olives, water, salt, ferrous gluconate
135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
pork belly (97%), salt, preservative: sodium nitrite
1 courgette
courgette
125g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
1 pot of Cornish clotted cream (40g)
Cornish cow's milk (100%)
1 tbsp dried oregano
dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
dried chilli flakes
5g basil
basil (100%)
190g linguine
semolina of durum wheat (gluten), water
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Boil the kettle 

Finely chop the smoked streaky bacon

Dice the brown onion[s]

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic 

Slice the courgette[s] into rounds 

 

 

 

2 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Heat a wide-based pot (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a medium heat 

Once hot, add the diced onion and chopped bacon and cook for 5-7 min

Add the courgette to the pan for another 2-3 mins or until soft and lightly coloured

 

3 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Meanwhile, add the linguine to a pot of boiled water with a large pinch of salt and bring to the boil over a high heat

Cook the linguine for 8-10 min or until cooked with a slight bite

Once done, drain the linguine, reserving 300ml [600ml] of the starchy pasta water

4 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Once the courgette is lightly browned, add the cherry tomatoes, garlicdried oregano and chilli flakes (Can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and cook for 1 min

 

5 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Add the drained linguine with the reserved starchy pasta water and cook until the liquid thickens slightly and the tomatoes are starting to break down

6

Meanwhile, chop the basil finely, including the stalks

Slice the black olives finely

7 Bacon & Courgette One Pot Pasta

Once the linguine is cooked, remove it from the heat and stir in half of the chopped basil, the clotted cream and the sliced olives

8

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Serve the bacon & courgette pasta in bowls, sprinkle with the remaining chopped basil and season with a good grind of pepper

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