Monday, October 14, 2013


serves six

500 grams tubetti rigati
1 small green cabbage
100 grams bacon cut into strips
1 clove of garlic
100 ml olive oil
grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

Slice the cabbage and cook in a boiling salted water for a few minutes, drain when tender. Put half of the oil in a large frying pan. Fry the garlic clove and the strips of speck or bacon, add the cabbage. Season with salt and paper, cook until it is dry. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water, drain when cooked reserving some cooking water. Put the drained pasta in a pan, add remaining oil and grated cheese with some cooking water stir well until creamy. Add the cooked cabbage, stir well and add some more cooking water if needed. Serve hot with freshly ground pepper.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Gluten Free Food Market, Lavida Food Ltd, Office Suite 1, Woodcockhill Rd, Meelick, Co. Clare, Ireland

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