After The Rent Is Paid Recipe

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After the rent is paid

janette carver


This is the low cost dinner I made as a single mom of two growing boys. It's filling and provides a lot of nutrients. This recipe is a tribute to my little Italian mama who recently passed on. She was born and raised in Trieste, Italy. Mangia!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
25 Min


1/4lb lb
1 pkg
pasta noodles (small shell noodles are best)
1 pkg
frozen green peas
2 tsp
salt (in water for cooking noodles)
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine or olive oil


1Cook and drain bacon. Cut into bite size pieces. Can use more bacon, if needed.
2Boil noodles according to pkg directions. Be sure to add salt to the boiling water.
3Cook small package of frozen peas according to pkg directions. Fresh peas are also fine. Not canned peas, though - too mushy.
4Drain cook peas and noodles.
5Mix bacon, cooked noodles, and peas together
6Stir in butter, or if you prefer, margarine or olive oil.
7Serve warm and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.