Spaghetti With Pancetta & Capers

Spaghetti With Pancetta & Capers


Serves 4
Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes

350 g spaghetti
2 tsp olive oil
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
100 g pancetta, fat trimmed, sliced
1 long red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
4 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, deseeded, finely chopped
1 tbs baby capers, rinsed, drained
3 cups (90 g) baby rocket leaves
parmesan cheese

1 Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or just until tender. Drain and return pasta to the pan.
2 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frypan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and pancetta and cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until pancetta is crisp. Add the chili, garlic and lemon rind and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Stir in the tomato, capers and rocket.
3 Add the pancetta mixture to the pasta and toss to combine. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve topped with parmesan.

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