Chorizo and Bacon Fusili

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  • 500g Fusili, cooked according to package directions with ¼ cup of pasta water set aside
  • 2 pieces spanish chorizo, cut into small pieces
  • 500g bacon, chopped
  • 8 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced olives
  • grated parmesan cheese for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Fry bacon pieces until cooked.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Pour in the rest of the olive oil in the same skillet. Add garlic and sauté until garlic becomes a bit brown and oil is fragrant with the smell of garlic.
  4. Add chorizo pieces and continue sautéing for about a minute.
  5. Add the cooked bacon back into the pan.Mix well.
  6. Add in cooked fusili and pasta water.
  7. Mix well, until pasta is well coated with the sauce.
  8. Turn off heat and transfer pasta in a serving plate.
  9. garnish with parmesan cheese before serving.