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Peas & Pancetta with Orecchiette Pasta
This is a versatile recipe. if you don't have pancetta you can substitute Italian sausage or regular bacon. You can also make this a vegetarian dish and leave out the pancetta.
Homemade Italian Cooking with Cara
medium onion diced
red & black pepper to taste
grated parmesan cheese
Fry the pancetta in olive over a medium heat until crisp in a large saute pan.. Keep the fat that is rendered from the pancetta.
Add the onions and garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes.
Add the peas, peppers, and chicken stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
Boil the pasta for 9 minutes in salted water until “al dente”.
Transfer the pasta to the saute pan with a slotted spoon.
Mix well and add the parmesan cheese. Simmer for 2 more minutes.