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A delicious, quick and easy pasta dish.  A tomato and creamy cheese sauce with bacon, mushrooms and penne - a classic combination and a lovely comfort dish.  I hope you enjoy! 

preparation time:
20 minutes
cooking time:
30 minutes

serves 4-6 people

500 g penne (of course you can subsitute any pasta you like)
2 400g tins tomatoes/passata
300g mushrooms chopped
200g soft cheese (i used philadelphia with herbs but any plain soft cheese would work too)
1 onion chopped
1 250g pack bacon chopped (i used smoked but unsmoked is ok if you prefer)
1 tbs olive oil
parsley to garnish (optional)
parmesan (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

Step 1:

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  • heat frying pan add chopped bacon and fry until crispy
  • in a separate pan add olive oil, chopped onion and mushrooms and fry until softened


gosphero2 years ago
Mmm.... We love anything with bacon. Check out our bacon and caramel covered apples!
Thanks so much. Just saw your apple bacon recipe. They look awesome! What a combination! :)
rrkrose2 years ago
I'm vegetarian but this sounds like it could be really good without bacon. Thanks for the recipe!
Thanks - glad you like it - would be nice without the bacon too :)
mmm i love mushroom and bacon on pasta!
haven't thought of adding tomato though!
this looks fantastic!
eatproperly2 years ago
OMG that looks delicious! I just can't handle all these amazing pasta dishes!!!
Thanks so much - there are so many good recipes on here that I want to try!