Pasta with pancetta, Parmesan, Lemon zest and juice, herbs, hot pepper flakes and Pine Nuts, so flavorful, smells amazing and tastes delicious!
for 3-4 people: pasta (a half of package), pancetta or bacon 6-8 stripes, parmesan 1 cup, butter 4 -5 tbsp, zest of 1 lemon (and juice from a half), herbs (basil, parsley, mint, thyme and etc), hot pepper flakes to your taste, pine nuts 1/4 cup, salt.
Cook the pasta in a large pot with salty boiled water. Prepare stuff for the pasta: chop pancetta and fry it around 8-10 min, chop the herbs, fry pine nuts in 1 tbsp butter, until they turn golden brown, stir all the time, add lemon juice and zest. When pasta is done, drain it, but leave some water, a splash, in a cup. Toss in a remaining butter to the pasta, also the water from the pasta, mix it and cover it, leave it for 1-2 min, after, add all prepared ingredients, mix it and serve.