Orecchiette With Bacon, Black-Eyed Peas And Spinach Recipe

Orecchiette with Bacon, Black-Eyed Peas, and Spinach is a delicious and satisfying pasta dish that combines the flavors of smoky bacon, creamy black-eyed peas, and fresh spinach. The orecchiette pasta, which translates to 'little ears' in Italian, is the perfect shape to hold the sauce and ingredients. The bacon is cooked until crispy, then combined with cooked black-eyed peas, garlic, and red pepper flakes. The cooked pasta and spinach are added to the pan, allowing the flavors to meld together. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy this comforting and flavorful meal.

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Ingredients for Orecchiette With Bacon, Black-Eyed Peas And Spinach Recipe

  • 1 ounce Orecchiette Pasta
  • 1/2 Slices Bacon
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.03 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 0.13 can Black Eyed Peas, Drained And Rinsed
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Spinach
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Grated Parmesan Cheese For Serving

Directions: Orecchiette With Bacon, Black-eyed Peas And Spinach Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the orecchiette pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, sauté garlic and red pepper flakes until fragrant. Add black-eyed peas and cook until heated through.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked pasta and spinach to the skillet and toss until the spinach wilts.
  • STEP 5.Crumble the cooked bacon over the pasta and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with grated Parmesan cheese.

Cooking Tips

  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, omit the bacon and use vegetable broth instead of bacon fat for sautéing.
  • Add a squeeze of lemon juice for a bright and tangy flavor.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like cherry tomatoes or roasted red peppers for extra color and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a skillet or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve hot with grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy!
Nutrition
value
349
calories per serving
10 g Fat15 g Protein82 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    82g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    82g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    50mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    541mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    48mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    80mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    200mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp