Creamy Pasta with Spinach and Crispy Bacon

1
Kathy Williams

By
@KMW2013

One of my family's favorites. I pare it with a ceasar salad and crusty garlic bread.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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3
eggs
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated
4 oz
bacon
3 clove
garlic crushed
1 lb
fresh spinach, washed, stems removed
3/4 lb
spaghetti,
1 c
pasta water

How to Make Creamy Pasta with Spinach and Crispy Bacon

Step-by-Step

  • 1Whisk together eggs and parmesan cheese in a large bowl.
  • 2Cut bacon into 1 inch strips. Heat skillet and cook bacon until some fat has rendered and almost done.
    Add smashed garlic cloves and stir and cook until bacon is crisp.Reserve half bacon set aside. Add fresh spinach and cook til it has wilted.
  • 3Cook pasta, before drianing reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Whisking continously add some of the hot pasta water to the egg mixture. Toss the hot pasta, with the egg mixture, and then the bacon/garlic/spinach mixture adding more hot pasta water to coat everything in a creamy sauce.
    Serve with grated parmesan and remaining bacon.

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About Creamy Pasta with Spinach and Crispy Bacon

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #spinach




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