Barilla Heart pasta with creamy Chianti sauce and crispy bacon
Perfect for a date night, this recipe incorporates the delicious flavours of Ruffino Chianti for an unforgettable meal.
- High Protein
Indulge in a delightful culinary experience with our Barilla Heart Shaped Love Pasta recipe featuring a luscious Chianti sauce, crispy bacon, and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. This mouthwatering dish combines the heartiness of Barilla pasta with the savoury goodness of hickory smoked bacon and a creamy Parmigiano Reggiano blend. Create this masterpiece today for a gourmet dinner date experience that combines simplicity with sophistication.
Ingredients 4 Number of Servings
1 Box Barilla heart shaped love pasta (or Barilla pasta of your choice)
6 slices hickory smoked bacon, julienned
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 shallot, minced
1 cup Ruffino Chianti (or similar red wine)
2 cup heavy cream
½ cup Parmigiano
1 tbsp butter, diced
1 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped [or micro parsley]
Salt and black pepper to taste
Place a pot of salted water to boil; cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile in a skillet, render bacon over medium heat until crispy; drain the fat and reserve bacon on the side.
In the same skillet sauté shallot with olive oil for 2 minutes over medium low heat, before it gets brown add wine and reduce to 1/3 over high heat. Stir in cream, season with salt and pepper and simmer for five minutes.
Drain pasta and toss over high heat until sauce is perfectly coating the pasta.
Turn off heat, stir in Parmigiano cheese and butter. Serve with crispy bacon and parsley over the top.