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1-2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
100g bacon lardons (or smoked rashers cut into pieces)
1 clove garlic, crushed
200g creme fraiche (or mascarpone)
250g baby spinach leaves
1 tbsp lemon juice
Pinch nutmeg, freshly grated
100g cashel blue cheese
freshly cracked black pepper to season
- Cook pasta according to packet instructions.
- Heat oil in a heavy based frying pan, and lightly sweat the onion for 5 mins until soft. Add the rashers and garlic and fry for a further 5 minutes.
- Next add the creme fraiche, spinach, lemon juice and grated nutmeg. Stir to combine before adding the blue cheese.
- Lastly stir in the cooked hot pasta and season with pepper.
- Serve immediately.