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Boscaiola - Serves 4

Published Thursday, 31 January, 2013 by Mel

Creamy pasta sauce with a pasta of your choosing.



  • You can use what ever pasta you feel like, but i recommend either fettuccine, penne or farfalle.
  • - 500g packet of the pasta of your choosing
  • - 300ml thick cream
  • - 2 brown onions
  • - 3 gloves of garlic
  • - 6 rashes of bacon
  • - black pepper
  • - oil
  • - corn flour
  • - worcestershire sauce


1. Grab a large pot and start to boil water

2. While the water is boiling start to chop up your ingredients into small pieces; onions, bacon and garlic

3. Once water has boiled, use all of the 500g packet of pasta, put it in the pot and let it boil to the set time written on the packet (time varies depending on brand and type of pasta so read carefully)

4. Grab a large saucepan, turn the heat on high and place oil in the pan in preparation for frying.

5. Once the pan is hot put your chopped up bacon and garlic in the pan and let it cook for about a minute and a half.

6. Then grab the chopped up onion and place it in the pan with the rest of the ingredients and cook until onion is translucent.

7. Now turn the heat down to low and pour all of the 300g thick cream into the pan. Make sure the cream doesn't come to a boil.

8. Let the cream simmer for about a minute and then add in your black pepper and worcestershire sauce. Add as much black pepper as to your taste, but be careful of the worcestershire sauce. To much can ruin the dish as its a salt sauce. Only add in tiny amounts at a time until it suits your taste.

9. Once the black pepper and worcestershire sauce is mixed in, put half a tea spoon of corn flour into a cup with a few drops of water, mix until watery and then place into creamy sauce. This thickens the sauce up.

10. Keep the sauce simmering on low whilst you drain the pasta.

11. Turn heat off the sauce and scoop pasta into bowls, than place as much sauce as you like over the pasta and you have your boscaiola!

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