Bucatini with bacon and peas

Recipe from Easy Cook
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Preparation time: 5mins

Cooking time: 20mins
Total time: 25mins
Serves: 3-4

400g bucatini
50g bacon (or prosciutto or pancetta), thinly sliced
1 tbs olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
300g frozen peas
250g ricotta cheese
½ cup Grana Padano or Parmesan cheese, grated
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper

1. In large pasta pot cook pasta in boiling salted water according to the manufacturer' instructions.
2. Meanwhile, in large skillet cook bacon/pancetta/ prosciutto over medium heat until browned. Transfer to paper towel.
3. In the same skillet heat olive oil and cook onion until tender, 5-8 minutes.
4. During last 3 minutes of pasta cooking time, add frozen peas. When pasta is cooked, remove 1 cup pasta cooking water and reserve.
5. Drain pasta and peas, return to the same pot,
6. Add ricotta, Parmesan, salt, pepper and reserved pasta cooking water to pasta and cheese. Toss and combine.
7. Crumble in bacon/prosciutto/pancetta and toss again.
Serve with green salad.

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