This free Bacon & Butternut Pasta is incredibly tasty… A pasta dish that the whole family will love! Made with roasted butternut, crispy bacon, pesto and sour cream.


500g butternut, cubed
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 onion, chopped
30ml olive oil
30ml fresh oregano
salt and freshly ground black pepper 
250g bacon, diced
60ml pesto
100ml sour cream
250g penne pasta

  • Preheat the oven to 200 °C.
  • In a large roasting pan, spread the butternut cubes, garlic and onion, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle the oregano over the top.
  • Roast the vegetables for 10 – 15 minutes or until done.
  • In a saucepan fry the bacon until crispy, add the pesto and sour cream and mix well.
  • Cook the pasta in salted boiling water until al dente, drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Combine the butternut and bacon mixtures and spoon on top of the pasta and toss.
Serves 4


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