Quick Carbonara

Quick Carbonara

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A quick and satisfying version of Pasta Carbonara.


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 oz
    uncooked spaghetti
  • 8
    bacon slices
  • 2/3 c
    chopped green onions
  • 1 can(s)
    4-oz. can sliced mushrooms, drained (or can use fresh sauteed mushrooms)
  • 3
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    parmesan cheese (or your choice) - use more if desired
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Quick Carbonara


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Coarsely crumble bacon and set aside. Saute onions and mushrooms in drippings for 2 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta; place in a serving bowl. Stir yolks into hot pasta immediately. Stir in vegetables, bacon, cheese and pepper.
  3. Serve immediately.

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About Quick Carbonara

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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