Creamy pasta with bacon and corn.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine water and 2 teaspoons salt in a large pot; cover and bring to a boil. Add spaghetti; cook, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender yet firm to the bite, about 7 minutes. Drain.

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over high heat; cook and stir bacon until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add corn and cook for 1 minute. Pour in heavy cream and bring to a simmer; season with salt and pepper.

  • Mix drained pasta into cream mixture; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Transfer pasta mixture to bowls and top with pea shoots.

Cook's Note:

Smoked kassler chops or smoked pork neck steaks, cut into cubes, can be used in place of the bacon, if desired.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of salt in the pasta water. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

716 calories; 43.2 g total fat; 136 mg cholesterol; 1431 mg sodium. 60.6 g carbohydrates; 21.7 g protein; Full Nutrition