Red Pasta with Onion, Bacon, Wine & Thyme

When it’s so cold outside I’m  often in a mood for some heavier dishes!
This time I prepared a “red pasta” with red onion and red wine. It is creamy and rich. And thyme fits here perfectly!

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For 2 generous portions you will need:
♥  1 red onion
♥  50g bacon
♥  75ml red wine, dry (I used Merlot)
♥  100ml cream (e.g. 15% fat)
♥  100ml milk
♥  1 teaspoon cornstarch
♥  olive oil
♥  1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
♥  salt and pepper

1. Start cooking pasta. Follow the instructions on the package.

2. Sweat diced onion with a little bit of olive oil. It should get a bit softer.

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3. Add slices bacon and fry all together for another 3-5min. Bacon should get golden and onion should be soft.

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4. Mix the cream, milk and cornstarch and add to the frying pan.

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5. Bring it to the boil on a medium heat while stirring all the time. The cream will get thicker thanks to the cornstarch. As soon it starts to boil add the wine. Stir everything and add spices.

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6. Add pasta and stir it with the sauce.It’s ready! :)

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Enjoy! ♥

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One Response to Red Pasta with Onion, Bacon, Wine & Thyme

  1. Paula says:

    Wow, this must have a great taste. Just a small change to cream pasta, but so different result! I’ll try next time. I only have used white wine when cooking pasta sauces.

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