I've been wanting to start a blog for such a long time and today, I'm so excited that I finally get to write my very first post!! I am going to share my boys' ultimate go to food - Pasta With Alfredo Sauce and Bacon. Coincidentally, about half a year ago, a young mom that I bumped into at the supermarket also asked me how to make this. To top it off, the other day when one of my son's friend came over and tried it, he insisted that I give my recipe to his mom. So I thought, what a great way to start off my blog - sharing our "secret" family recipe..... all in a bottle! : )
Pasta With Alfredo Sauce and Bacon
All you need are as follows:
First, bring a pot of water to a boil, add a couple of pinches of salt.
Measure pasta with fingers by making a circle the width of a quarter. One quarter size is equivalent to 1 cup of cooked pasta (2 oz) or 2 servings. You'll need 3 "quarters".
Cook according to package instructions, usually about 8 minutes using medium heat.
Al dente! Run cooked pasta under cold water, then drain, set aside.
(Optional for added taste: place a couple of table spoons of butter onto the cooked pasta, combine. Then add grated Parmesiano Regiano, combine again. The butter acts as glue so the cheese will stick nicely to the pasta.)
Meanwhile, prepare bacon.
Cut into pieces.
Heat pan using medium heat.
Add bacon. Do not add any oil to the pan as once the bacon is cooked, it will sit in a pool of bacon fat!
After 5 minutes...
15 minutes.... if you prefer chewier texture, this is ready and you can put this on a plate.
20 minutes later...... just perfect!.... notice all the bacon fat!
Put a couple of paper towel on a plate to soak up the bacon fat.
Use a spoon with hole to scoop up the bacon from pan.
Look at all the oil that's left over!
In another pan, heat Alfredo sauce.
Heated through, around 5 minutes low-medium heat.
Combine pasta with Alfredo sauce.
Plate pasta, sprinkle with lots of bacon.
Look at all the oil that the paper towel soaked up!
Voila! Bonne Appetite! (Nice tulips!!)
Ultimate taste test....
'Till next time!