One of the ingredients traditionally used in this recipe is Parmesan cheese but this can be expensive! To keep costs down (like I do!) I've used a good strong cheddar & grated it very finely. The result, I think, is just as delicious however if you do have Parmesan of course use it!
Serves 2 (easily doubled etc!) Approx 77p per person
Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 10-12 minutes
250g dried spaghetti
4 slices streaky bacon, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1tsp dried parsley
30g finely grated cheddar
75ml double cream
1 egg yolk
Cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water according to packet instructions.
Meanwhile put a large frying pan on medium heat & cook the bacon until golden adding the garlic & parsley after about 5 minutes.
Add the cream & bring to the boil then remove from the heat.
Drain the pasta & add to the cream along with the egg yolk & stir well making sure the pasta is well coated then mix in the cheese.
My Easy Garlic Bread goes great with this! Click here for the recipe!