Creamy Bacon Pasta Carbonara

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

If you are wanting pasta, but not feeling up to a red sauce..try this delicious recipe. This dish is awesome.. Oh so tasty..one of my faves.

I always double the recipe, as the family loves the leftovers. Chicken could be added to this dish also...

Enjoy!...my photos


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 6 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 lb
spaghetti
2
eggs
1/2 lb
bacon, fried crisp and crumbled
3/4 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
dried or fresh parsley
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
shredded parmesan
1/4 tsp
garlic salt
1/2
onion, chopped
4 - 5
mushrooms, sliced, i used crimini
1 Tbsp
garlic, minced

Step-By-Step

Step 1 Direction Photo

1Cook your noodles per package directions.

Beat the eggs, cream, Parmesan, parsley, salt, pepper, garlic salt and the red pepper together in a bowl. I just used a fork.

Step 2 Direction Photo

2Fry the bacon until crisp, then crumble and set aside.

Step 3 Direction Photo

3With 1 -2 Tbsp. bacon grease, saute the onion. garlic and the mushrooms until the onions are translucent.

Step 4 Direction Photo

4Drain the pasta and while still warm, add to the onions,garlic and mushrooms. Pour cream mixture into the pasta, and stir over low heat for one to two minutes.

Make sure you cook on low, so as not to have scrambled eggs.

Step 5 Direction Photo

5Crumble the crisp bacon over the top & serve with additional Parmesan.

Add a loaf of Crusty French bread and a salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Parmesan, #creamy