5 Ingredient Truffle Bacon Pasta

Can you think of anything more decadent than Truffle Bacon Pasta? Well it is probably everything you are imagining BUT easier to make than you think. It is a simple and luxurious meal all at the same time. I found this White Truffle Butter at Whole Foods and it has become a staple at my house. It is a finishing butter that elevates any dish. Try this recipe for a date night in, a quick weeknight meal, or a little self-guided wine tasting!

5 Ingredient Truffle Bacon Pasta

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Pound Spaghetti
  • 1 Cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (plus more for garnish) grated
  • 3/4 pound Bacon
  • 3 ounce White Truffle Butter I prefer Epicurean Finishing Butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Parsley (Optional) chopped

Instructions
 

  • Cook the bacon according to package instructions and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Cook pasta according to package instructions and RESERVE 1/2 cup of the pasta water.
  • Drain the pasta and return the pan back to the stove. With the heat off – add the olive oil, bacon, white truffle butter, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and 1/4 of the reserved pasta water to the pot and stir together.
  • Return the pasta to the pot and mix well. If dry, add the rest of the reserved pasta water and mix well. Top with fresh ground pepper, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and parsley if using.

Notes

I buy the Epicurean White Truffle Butter from Whole Foods for $6.99.  It is an amazing truffle butter and has become a staple at my house! Great way to make a quick decadent meal! 

TASTE: Decadent

TIME: 30 minutes

TROUBLE: Little to no trouble!

Bon Appétit!

TRAcy