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Pasta Carbonara I

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"Lots of crispy bacon is tossed with hot, buttered noodles, whipped egg and cream, and a generous measure of Parmesan cheese to make this delicious classic. Stir until the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs, then serve with parsley and ground pepper."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 395
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  2. In medium bowl beat together eggs and cream just until blended. Stir in cheese and set aside.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan. Toss with butter until it is melted. Add bacon and cheese mixture and toss gently until mixed.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 395 calories; 17.7 41.7 18.1 132 450 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this using regular milk for the cream and left the butter out. I'm sure it would have been creamier with those included, but for those who are looking to cut corners with fat and calorie...

Most helpful critical review

do you cook the sauce with the eggs? I assume do but the instructions do not mention that....and for how long?

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I made this using regular milk for the cream and left the butter out. I'm sure it would have been creamier with those included, but for those who are looking to cut corners with fat and calorie...

Yummy dish, but make sure to stir the eggs in for awhile to ensure their cooked and well-heated. I also chopped up an onion and fried it with the bacon. Add the bacon at the very last minut...

This was delicious! I used penne pasta because it holds in a lot of sauce for each bite, and I also added chicken and peas. One thing, though, make sure your eggs really are room temperature an...

Very nice and easy to make. Tasted great as well! I changed the recipe a bit though. I used single cream and skim milk more than what was stated for the double cream as we like pasta with sauce ...

A very easy and tasty dish! Substituted diced prosciutto instead of bacon and added 1/2 cup of frozen baby peas to the pasta. Everyone enjoyed it!

really great! I added broccoli and carrots to the pasta during the last couple of minutes cooking time.

LOVED IT!! I will make this over and over. Not lo-cal but oh well. I used a combo of recipes and this was the closest to what I did. I used more then a half a pound of bacon and I did like the ...

Absolutely delicious! I only added one egg as it was thick enough with the cheese. Loved by all!

Very good, but sauce wasn't smooth. Maybe use fresh parm instead of grated? I added some garlic powder for flavor, but could have added more. Might keep the bacon drippings in the pan to add ...