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creamy bacon pasta carbonara

★★★★★ 6
a recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

If you are wanting pasta, but not feeling up to a red sauce..try this delicious recipe. This dish is awesome.. Oh so of my faves. I always double the recipe, as the family loves the leftovers. Chicken could be added to this dish also... Enjoy! photos

★★★★★ 6
serves 4 - 6
prep time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy bacon pasta carbonara

  • 1/2 lb
  • 2
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon, fried crisp and crumbled
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried or fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 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

How To Make creamy bacon pasta carbonara

  • 1
    Cook 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.
  • 2
    Fry the bacon until crisp, then crumble and set aside.
  • 3
    With 1 -2 Tbsp. bacon grease, saute the onion. garlic and the mushrooms until the onions are translucent.
  • 4
    Drain 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.
  • 5
    Crumble the crisp bacon over the top & serve with additional Parmesan. Add a loaf of Crusty French bread and a salad.