• 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 250 g fusilli pasta by Sainsbury's
  • 200 g smoked streaky bacon by Sainsbury's
  • juice and zest of 1 unwaxed lemon
  • 200 g bag baby leaf watercress, spinach & rocket salad by Sainsbury's
  • 3 tbsp olive oil by Sainsbury's
  • 1 tsp French Dijon mustard by Sainsbury's
  • 28 g basil by Sainsbury's, washed and torn


  1. 1

    Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the garlic cloves and pasta and cook for 9-10 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water to cool. Remove the garlic and set aside.

  2. 2

    Meanwhile, heat a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and fry for 4-5 minutes, turning once, until crisp. Drain on kitchen paper then roughly chop.

  3. 3

    Put the pasta in a serving bowl with the bacon, lemon zest and salad and toss together. Squeeze the garlic cloves out of their skins into a small bowl and crush with a fork. Add the lemon juice, olive oil and Dijon mustard and whisk vigorously. Drizzle over the salad and serve with the torn basil scattered on top.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 909kj 217kcal 11%
  • Fat 10.6g 15%
  • Saturates 4.0g 20%
  • Sugars 0.8g <1%
  • Salt 1.0g 17%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 720kj/172kcal

Each serving provides

17.5g carbohydrate 0.1g fibre 6.6g protein

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