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Chile Bacon Basil Noodles

A clean out the fridge style noodle dish that turned out really good with bacon, basil, chile, and a little curry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: pasta, Spicy
Servings: 2 servings


  • 8 ounces bean thread noodles
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup sliced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced bacon
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup sambol chile paste
  • 25 leaves thai basil
  • thai basil flowers
  • limes


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and pour it over the bean noodles. Allow to sit about 10 minutes or so, depending on the brand of noodles, until tender. Strain and rinse.
  • Saute the onion, carrot, celery, pepper and bacon in a pan with some oil until the bacon is getting browned and all the veggies are wilted, about 10 minutes.
  • Add in the garlic, ginger, and curry. Stir and cook 2 minutes.
  • Add in the chile paste and noodles, Stir well and cook, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the basil. Serve and top with the basil flowers and limes for squeezing.