After the rent is paid

After The Rent Is Paid Recipe

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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!


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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


  • 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.

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