Pasta with mustard-cream sauce


Pasta with mustard-cream sauce
Simple and quick to make, this is a delicious pasta recipe using lardons with a mustard-flavoured cream sauce.
16K 5 4.4
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: June 14th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:PastaMustardCreamBaconQuick recipeSunday evening

For 4 people, you will need:

Change to the quantities for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
CookingStart to finish
17 min.17 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 8 min.
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce : Photo of step #1
Cook 400 g pasta, then drain and put back in the empty saucepan. Drizzle with a little olive oil, mix, then cover and set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce : Photo of step #2
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan on high heat. When hot, add 125 g small pieces of bacon.

Fry until lightly browned.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce : Photo of step #3
When the lardons are nicely done, add 200 ml liquid cream and 2 tablespoons French mustard, mix and deglaze the bottom of the pan.

Leave on low heat to thicken.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce : Photo of step #4
Tip the contents of the frying pan into the pasta, mix well and check the seasoning. Reheat gently if necessary.

Stage 5
Pasta with mustard-cream sauce : Photo of step #5
Serve without delay.

Remarks

A slurp of Noilly Prat in with the cream adds extra interest to the sauce.

You will see that the mustard is an effective thickening agent, meaning you will not have long to wait at stage 3.

Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,756 Kcal or 11,539 Kj69 gr279 gr152 gr
138 %27 %26 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
358 Kcal or 1,499 Kj9 gr36 gr20 gr
18 %3 %3 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
689 Kcal or 2,885 Kj17 gr70 gr38 gr
34 %7 %7 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sunday night pasta, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Penne with Mushrooms, How to cook pasta properly, Ham pasta bake, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy "terre et mer" pots, Mushrooms on toast, French style, Tarte Normande, Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quiche Lorraine, Bacon rolls, Warm haricot bean salad, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, Rabbit with mustard, ... All
French mustardFrench mustard: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Mini cheese and mustard toasts, Beurre d'escargot, Fine multi-tomato tart, Lemon Mayonnaise, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
295K4.0 1 hour 11 min.
Green parsley sauce
Green parsley sauce
This sauce, with a great parsley taste, is perfect with steamed vegetables or fish. At the bottom you will find the coulis version of this recipe.
389K 44.3 23 min.
Express chilli con carne
Express chilli con carne
This is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
355K3.8 33 min.
How to prevent butter burning during cooking
How to prevent butter burning during cooking
Butter, which is excellent for fixing flavours in a recipe, burns if the temperature is too high. It darkens and produces unpleasant small black specks (by the way, note that the famous recipe "raie au beurre noir", ray in black butter, is a kind of sacrilege!).
100K 24.1 3 min.
Stewed apple (compote)
Stewed apple (compote)
Here is a very basic but delicious recipe, and the pitfalls to avoid.
2.3M 14.8 1 hour 13 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2021-08-08)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page