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Chicken and bacon pasta bake

We haven’t been eating a lot of pasta lately, which is sad as it’s one of my favourite things to cook and eat. Ryan has been eating healthier lately and pasta, even wholewheat pasta which we buy, is too high in carbohydrates for his current healthy eating regime. In spite of this he decided to treat himself and I decided to try a different pasta bake to my usual mince meat or lasagne or sausage or tuna etc and made one with chicken and bacon. You will need 200g pasta Jar of tomato and basil sauce or make your own Read More…

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Chicken wrapped in bacon and served with mash potato, spinach and pesto

This morning we went to a local carboot sale and indoor market where I got a great deal on a dvd box set and we bought a side board / cabinet for our bedroom. We’re going bowling and for food with some friends this evening so wanted a quick and easy meal for lunch. We decided on a chicken dish and this is what we came up with – chicken wrapped in bacon which we served with mash, spinach and pesto. It was lovely! Definitely adding it to our go to meal list. You will need 1 skinless chicken breast Read More…

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Sausage and Bacon Pasta Bake

A quick and easy recipe for a sausage and bacon pasta bake. It was full of flavour and not too filling, perfect for me to take as a left overs lunch to work. You will need 300g pasta Jar of tomato and basil sauce or make your own 6 pork sausages (approx 400g) 2 rashers of bacon – chopped thinly Oil for frying 1 pinch seasoning (salt, pepper, pasta/pizza herbs) 70g cheese, grated Method Cook the pasta according to packet directions, usually 10 minutes in a saucepan of boiling water. Drain well and set aside. Cook the chopped bacon in Read More…

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Sausage and bacon pasta

A quick and easy recipe for sausage and bacon pasta (you could also use spaghetti). You will need     250g pasta or spaghetti     250g bacon, chopped and cooked     500g sausages     olive oil for frying     1 jar (500g) tomato pasta sauce (or make your own) Mixed herbs Method Cook the pasta / spaghetti according to packet directions, usually 10 minutes in a saucepan of boiling water. Drain well and set aside. Cook the chopped bacon in a frying pan till crisp, drain the excess fat and remove from the pan. In the same pan, cook the sausages. Read More…

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Tuna and Bacon Pasta Bake – Recipe

I’ve been getting back into cooking and baking lately, with dishes like lasagne, burritos, enchiladas, brownies and a Tuna and Bacon Pasta Bake. The latter was a first for me. I think having my own kitchen again helps – recently moved into a 2 bedroom flat – before that we were in a shared property… I digress. Here’s how I made the Tuna and Bacon Pasta Bake: Ingredients 500g pasta Jar of tomato and basil sauce or make your own 1 tin tuna – drained 1 pinch seasoning (salt, pepper, pasta/pizza herbs) 70g cheese, grated 2 rashers of bacon – Read More…