Linguine with Red Turnip and Smoked Bacon – Savors Of Europe

Linguine with Red Turnip and Smoked Bacon

Linguine With beetroots



Ingredients for 4 people

  • 8.8oz of Linguine Filotea
  • 4 small red turnips already cooked
  • 2 shallots
  • 5oz of smoked bacon in a single slice
  • extra virgin olive oil as needed
  • pepper to taste.


Cut the bacon into strips and put them in a large frying pan without oil over a low heat until they become slightly crispy.

Meanwhile cut the beetroot into small cubes and finely chop the shallots. As soon as the bacon is ready add a generous splash of olive oil to the pan and, when it is hot, add the shallots and beetroot.

Cook for a few minutes over low heat. 

Meanwhile cook the linguine in boiling salted water for 3 minutes, then drain them setting aside a cup of the cooking water.

Pour the linguine into the frying pan, season with pepper and add a little cooking water if necessary. Toss and stir all the ingredients together until the linguine take on a nice pink color.

Serve immediately with some freshly ground pepper if needed and enjoy!


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