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Sunday night pasta

Sunday night pasta

Here's a quick and simple solution when faced with the age-old question late on Sunday afternoon: "What are we going to eat tonight?".


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Last modified on: July 12th 2017

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
5 min.23 min.28 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Sunday night pasta : Photo of step #1 Cut 100 g belly (streaky) bacon into strips (you can use ham instead if you prefer).
Stage 2
5 min.
Sunday night pasta : Photo of step #2 Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on high heat. When good and hot, add the bacon.

Leave to fry, stirring from time to time.
Stage 3
10 min.
Sunday night pasta : Photo of step #3 Add 200 g peeled tomatoes, mix well and turn down the heat.

Leave to simmer gently uncovered.
Stage 4
8 min.
Sunday night pasta : Photo of step #4 Meanwhile, cook 200 g pasta.
Stage 5
2 min.
Sunday night pasta : Photo of step #5 As soon as the pasta is cooked, drain thoroughly and add to the saucepan.

Mix well and serve without delay.


You can bring a little more sophistication to the recipe by adding other ingredients to the saucepan in Step 3: a bayleaf, a clove of garlic "en chemise", a sprig of thyme, or any other herbs you like.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
152436 gr142 gr90 gr
76 %14 %13 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2887 gr27 gr17 gr
14 %3 %3 %3 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3819 gr35 gr22 gr
19 %3 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 1.62 €
Per person : 0.41 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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