Pasta with Bacon and Chili

Pasta with Bacon and Chili

The bacon and chili enhance the pasta with crispy spiciness creating a satisfying mealing for everyone.


450 g of spaghetti
1 tbs of oil
2 red chili peppers, seeds removed, finely chopped
6 rashers of bacon, rind removed, chopped
3/4 cup of mascarpone cheese
1/2 cup of fresh basil, finely chopped
black pepper
parmesan, to serve


  • Remove seeds and finely chop chili peppers
  • Chop bacon
  • Finely chop basil

1.  Put spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water.

2.  Cook for 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente.

3.  Place the oil, chili and bacon in a pan over medium-high heat, and saute for 4 minutes or until the bacon is crunchy.

4.  Drain the pasta and return to the same pan; add the chili, bacon, mascarpone, basil and pepper. Stir to combine well. Serve with grated parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.


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