Smokey Hake and Bacon Pasta

Smokey Hake and Bacon Pasta

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The delicate flavour of the hake and the smokiness of the bacon make for an interesting flavour combination in this pasta dish!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time35 minutes


  • 15 millilitre sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 Leek, chopped
  • 250 gram Lean diced bacon
  • 300 millilitre Milk
  • 300 millilitre water
  • 400 gram Skinless hake fillets, roughly chopped
  • 1 sachet KNORR Bacon Carbonara Flavour Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Medium head of broccoli, chopped and steamed
  • 300 gram Small pasta shells, boiled to al dente then drained


  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan over a medium heat and gently fry the onion and leek until soft.
  • Add the diced bacon and cook until lightly browned.
  • Add the milk, water and hake and gently stir in the contents of the KNORR Bacon Carbonara flavour pasta sauce.
  • Allow to simmer on a low heat for 20-25 minutes stirring occasionally then remove from heat and toss together with cooked pasta shells and steamed broccoli.