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Penne With Shrimp And Bacon

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Ingredients
  Penne rigate 1 Pound (450 gram)
  Bacon 1⁄4 Pound, cut into narrow strips (110 gram)
  Frozen peas 125 Milliliter, thawed (1/2 cup)
  Shrimp 5 Ounce, uncooked peeled, halved if large (150 gram)
  Butter 20 Milliliter (1 1/2 tablespoon)
  Ricotta cheese 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan, cook the penne in the boiling salted water, until tender.
2) In a large frying pan, gently saute the bacon, until the bacon fat is melted.
3) Stir in the thawed peas and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.
4) Stir in the shrimp, stir contonuously and cook, until just done.
5) Stir in the butter and cook over a low heat, until the butter is gradually melted.
6) In a bowl, mix the Ricotta cheese, salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese together.
7) Just before serving, whisk in 2 or 3 tablespoon (30-45 ml) boiling pasta cooking water.
8) Drain the penne and toss it with the Ricotta cheese mixture.
9) Then add the sauted bacon, shrimp and peas and toss thoroughly.

SERVING
10) Serve the Penne with Shrimp and Bacon, immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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