After the rent is paid

After The Rent Is Paid

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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

How to Make After the rent is paid


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

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