Pasta Carbonara I


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.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • ½ pound bacon, cut into small pieces

  • 4 eggs, room temperature

  • ¼ cup heavy cream at room temperature

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 16 ounces dry fettuccine pasta

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • ground black pepper to taste


  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
18g Fat
42g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 395
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 133mg 44%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 144mg 11%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 219mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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