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This pea and pancetta spaghetti is packed full of flavour and goodness! It so simple to make, so what's stopping you - give it a go!


Servings

2 people

Total time

20 minutes

Cuisines

Italian

Courses

Dinner, Lunch


Ingredients

  • 350 g frozen peas
  • 1 small juiced lemon
  • 1 handful fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp low fat crème fraîche
  • 30 g Parmesan cheese (extra for serving)
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 200 g fresh spaghetti
  • g pancetta cubes
  • 2 eggs ((beaten))


Method

  1. Cook your frozen peas according to the packet instructions.
  2. Place 300g of the cooked peas into a food processor along with the lemon juice, basil, garlic, crème fraîche, parmesan cheese and water, then season with salt and pepper. Whizz everything up until you get a smooth sauce.
  3. Pour the sauce into a frying pan and let it simmer so the sauce cooks through.
  4. Cook your pasta according to packet instructions.
  5. While your pasta is cooking, fry the pancetta cubes in a sauce pan until golden and then add the rest of the peas.
  6. When your pasta has 3-4 minutes left poach your eggs.
  7. Drain your pasta and stir it into the pea sauce to coat. Place the pasta in a bowl, spoon on the pancetta and peas. Place your egg on top and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Grate some more parmesan on your pasta and enjoy!

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