Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

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Mandy Nolen


This is a favorite in our house, and with our busy life, it's a perfect meal! Takes less than half an hour to make and the ingredients cost less than $10 depending on what you already have in the kitchen! This is even BETTER the next day!!


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5 Min
35 Min
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1 lb
4 can(s)
italian stewed tomatos
2 Tbsp
1 small
white onion
1 pkg
spaghetti noodles

How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara


  • 1In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp, and place on paper towel to cool. Crumble bacon. DO NOT THROW OUT BACON GREASE!!!!!
  • 2Add the garlic and chopped white onion to the bacon grease and saute until onions are translucent and garlic soft.
  • 3Cook pasta to package directions.
  • 4Using a blender, puree each can of stewed tomatoes and add to the bacon grease, garlic and onion in skillet.
  • 5Set to medium-low heat and cover. Let cook for 20 minutes, stirring often. In last 5 minutes of cook time, add crumbled bacon.
  • 6Pour over noodles and enjoy!

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About Spaghetti Carbonara

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #spaghetti, #Carbonara

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