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Mushroom and bacon alfredo pasta

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Keep light evaporated milk and cornflour on hand to whip up a creamy pasta whenever the inclination strikes

Ingredients

Green shallot(s)

3 individual, ,sliced

Shortcut bacon

4 slice(s), (4 x 25g slices), chopped

Mushrooms

200 g, button, sliced

Swiss brown mushrooms

200 g, ,sliced

Garlic

2 clove(s), ,crushed

Cornflour

1 tbs

Reduced-fat evaporated milk

375 ml

Light cream cheese

¼ cup(s)

Fresh chives

1 tbs, ,finely chopped

Pasta

250 g

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Lightly spray a medium saucepan with oil and heat over medium heat. Add shallots and bacon and cook, stirring, for 3–4 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
  2. Add mushrooms, garlic and 1 tbs water. Cook, stirring, for 4–5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  3. Combine cornflour with evaporated milk. Gradually add milk mixture to pan and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes until sauce boils and thickens. Add cream cheese and chives and stir until smooth. Serve tossed with cooked pasta following packet instructions or until tender.