Penne with Basil Pesto, Pancetta & Parmesan

On the table in 20mins

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 200g Penne pasta
    • 4 thin slices Pancetta (or bacon)
    • 1 jar Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto
    • Salt & black pepper to taste
    • Handful of black olives
    • 4 tbsp. crème fraîche
    • 25g Parmesan shavings

Method

  1. Put the pasta in a large pan of boiling, salted water and cook as per pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pancetta or bacon under a hot grill until crispy.
  3. Remove and drain the pancetta on kitchen paper before crumbling into large pieces.
  4. Once cooked, drain the pasta. Return to the saucepan. Spoon over the Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto and add the olives and crème fraîche. Toss together and season.
  5. Scatter over the pancetta and Parmesan and serve straight away.

Made with...

Sacla' Classic Basil Pesto 190g
£2.50

Fragrant, fresh and still our No.1 Pesto. We believe it’s all down to how we grow the leaves – under the strong Italian sunshine wafted by a soft,...

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