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after the rent is paid

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
janette carver
albuquerque, NM

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
serves four
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For after the rent is paid

  • 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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