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Spaghetti with Savoy cabbage, leek and smoked bacon lardons

Easy to cook, this comforting pasta dish combines both savoury and smoky flavours

Easy to cook, this comforting pasta dish combines both savoury and smoky flavours

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(27 votes)
Cooking Time

Cook: 20 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Nutritional Information

Each 353g serving contains

Energy
1874kj
448kcal
22%
Fat
12.7g
Med
18%
Saturates
4.2g
Med
21%
Sugars
6.4g
Med
7%
Salt
1.41g
Med
24%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
531kJ/127kcal

Ingredients

300g spaghetti

400g Savoy cabbage, shredded

2tsp rapeseed oil

155g Butcher's Selection Smoked Streaky Bacon Lardons

2 cloves garlic, sliced

1 medium leek, sliced

30g Parmesan, grated

Method

1
Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the spaghetti and cook for 10-12 mins until tender. Add the cabbage to the pan for the final 3 mins. Drain, reserving 2tbsp of the cooking water.
2
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan on a medium setting, then add the bacon lardons and cook until crisp. Add the garlic and leek to the pan. Cook for 3 mins, or until the leek is softened.
3
Add the drained pasta, cabbage and reserved cooking water to the frying pan and mix to combine. Divide between 4 serving bowls, season with freshly ground black pepper and sprinkle with the Parmesan before serving.