Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon


Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of asparagus, sliced thinly
  • 4 bacon rashers, sliced into small strips
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced (I doubled the garlic from 2 to 4)
  • 6 ounces pasta (tagliatelle, linguine, spaghetti etc.)
  • 1/4 cup creme fraiche, to taste
  • zest of one large lemon, juice of ½ the lemon reserved
  • 1/4 cup reserved pasta water
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • Parmigiano Reggiano to finish