Courgette, lemon and crispy bacon spaghetti
It's definitely cosying up with a bowl of pasta weather and this creamy and delicious spaghetti is the epitome of comfort food. You can make it dairy free by substituting the the yoghurt and creme fraiche for Oatly or Alpro alternatives.
Serves 2-3 people depending on appetite
- 6-8 slices of smoked streaky bacon
- 2-3 grated courgettes
- 2/3 packet of spaghetti or any pasta you fancy
- Small pot of greek yoghurt
- Small pot of creme fraiche
- 2 egg yolks
- Small lump of finely grated parmesan
- Zest of 2 lemons
- Salt & pepper
- Fry the bacon in a slug of olive oil until golden and crisp
- Drain off some fat and add the courgette and fry for 2-3 mins or until soft
- Cook the spaghetti in lots of salted boiling water for about a minute less than the packet says
- Mix together the yoghurt, creme fraiche, egg yolks, parmesan & lemon zest with a good grinding of black pepper to make a sauce
- Drain the pasta leaving a couple of tbsps of water in the bottom of the pan, return the pan to a low heat and add the sauce mixing well to combine, then toss in the bacon and courgette. Serve with a little more grated parmesan and black pepper to taste.
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