Pasta with broad beans, mint and bacon( a la Lewis)
Ingredients for 4 or 5 folk
Mint- good handful chopped
Bacon- diced- pref smoked or pancetta
500 g Broad beans- podded and steamed
3-4 cloves garlic- chopped
350 gm Pasta- penne
200ml double cream
Method– Put a good slug of olive oil in a pan with the chopped garlic. Once softened , add chopped bacon.
Steam broad beans for 5-7 mins; Add cream to bacon and garlic in pan; Add mint and broad beans; simmer for few mins; Add generous pinch of Parmesan, season to taste; Combine with pasta; Enjoy the feast.