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  • Prep
    15 min
  • Total
    20 min
  • Servings
    4

Mozzarina di Bufala and Pancetta Spaghetti

Ingredients

400 g spaghetti or linguine

2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil

150 g diced pancetta (or bacon)

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1/4 cup (60 ml) capers

200 g (2 containers of 100 g) Saputo Mozzarina di Bufala cheese, sliced

Salt and pepper, to taste

Fresh Saputo Parmesan cheese shavings

Fresh basil

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente, according to instructions on package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium heat in a nonstick pan. Cook the diced pancetta for 4 to 5 minutes then add the garlic. Continue cooking until pancetta is crisp. 
  3. Add the capers and heat through.
  4. Drain the pasta, but make sure to retain some of the cooking water. Add the pasta and slices of Mozzarina di Bufala cheese into the pan and toss gently.
  5. Add cooking water as needed. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with basil and Parmesan.