Chef John's BLT Pasta


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ pound bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2/3 cup creme fraiche
  • 2 cups ditalini pasta
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 4 cups baby arugula, coarsely chopped
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
    • 1 tablespoon freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, or to taste

1. Pour olive oil into a heavy skillet over medium heat, add bacon, and cook until almost crisp, 5 to 8 minutes. Turn off heat. Hold a paper towel with tongs and mop up excess bacon grease with the paper towel, leave about 2 teaspoons bacon grease in the skillet. 2. Stir minced garlic and lemon z...

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