Bacon & Cheese Pasta

Bacon & Cheese Pasta
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Freezer Bag Cooking, Insulated Mug Method, One Pot Meals
Author: Sarah
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 1
Description Quick hearty ramen noodles.
Ingredients
  • 3 oz pack ramen (any flavor)
  • 1⁄4 c shelf stable bacon
  • 1⁄4 c shelf stable parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄2 t granulated dried garlic
  • 1⁄4 t red pepper flakes
  • 1⁄4 t ground black pepper
  • 1 T olive oil (1 packet)
  • 1 1⁄2 c water
Instructions
  1. At home:
  2. Combine the bacon, cheese and seasonings in a snack size zip top bag. Tuck the pack of ramen and oil packet with it. If doing the recipe FBC style pack the ramen in a quart freezer bag (discard the ‘flavor’ packet for all 3 methods).
  3. In camp:
  4. Freezer Bag method:
  5. Bring the water to a near boil and pour over the pasta. Seal tightly and put in a cozy for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain off the water and toss with the oil and then the seasoning bag.
  6. Insulated mug method:
  7. Break up the ramen, add to a large mug. Add boiling water, cover tightly and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain off the water and toss with the oil and then the seasoning bag.
  8. One pot method:
  9. Bring the water to a boil in your pot and add in the ramen. Cook for 3 minutes, drain off remaining water carefully and toss with the oil and then the seasoning bag.
Notes
Use any ramen brand/flavor as the ‘flavor’ packet is discarded. If you can find baked ramen or chuka soba noodles use them instead.[br]Find shelf stable bacon often in the salad dressing aisle or meat department of most grocery stores.[br]Olive oil packets can be found online through www.minimus.biz and www.packitgourmet.com[br]Dry weight: 6 ounces

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