Alfredo bacon and pasta


This is a pasta recipe that will last a lifetime. And the kids will remember the good times thye had learning how to prepare it.


3 c pasta (uncooked, your favorite type of pasta, long or short)
1 1⁄2 c peas (frozen baby peas)
1 c sauce (Alfredo sauce)
1⁄2 c bacon (diced bacon, pancetta or lardons)


Fill a saucepan half full of water, place over medium high heat and bring the water to a boil.

Carefully stir the pasta into the boiling water.

Cook the pasta for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stir in the peas and bring the water back to a boil.

Cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Drain the pasta and peas well.

Return the pasta and peas back to the saucepan and place over low heat.

Stir in the Alfredo sauce and bacon pieces.

Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until completely heated through.


Being in the kitchen can be a lot of fun for not only the children but their adult helpers as well. Be sure to teach your children kitchen safety. Remind them of hot water, sharp knives and hot cooking surfaces. Teaching them safety in the kitchen also teaches them good habits that will last a lifetime.

Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 30 minutes
Total time
45 minutes
4 servings