Pasta with bacon and peas
Serves 2

100g pasta of choice – shapes are fun!
oil for frying
1/2 onion, chopped
2 rashers of lean bacon, chopped
generous handful of frozen peas
1 clove garlic, crushed
70ml cream or cream cheese (low-fat)
salt and pepper to taste

1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions.
2. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and saute onion until translucent. Add the bacon, garlic and peas and saute for a further 5 minutes.
3. Once the bacon is cooked, add the cream (cream cheese). Reduce heat, season and simmer for 2 minutes.
4. Toss the pasta in the bacon and pea sauce and serve.

I made this for my children this weekend – who’ve suddenly decided that they don’t like tomato – and they loved it!