Preparation time: 5 - 10 mins
Cooking time: 35 - 40 mins
Easy - for beginners
Serves: Serves 4 as a main course, 6 as a starter
Wipe the fresh mushroom caps with a damp cloth and slice finely. Heat the oil and add the finely chopped garlic and chili pepper. When the garlic begins to change colour add the bacon cut into small cubes. When the fat begins to melt from the bacon add the mushrooms and, after 5 minutes, the drained tomatoes. After 15 minutes on a low heat add the well-drained and flaked tuna. Cook gently for another 15 minutes. During this time, cook the pasta following packet directions carefully to avoid overcooking. Drain the pasta, turn into a heated serving dish and stir in the mushroom sauce, mixing well. Add the chopped parsley and serve at once.
You might think bacon and tuna together sound odd, but when it’s cooked, the flavours all blend together very nicely!