Creamy Linguini for Two


A very quick and delicious pasta dish with a light, creamy blend of Parmesan cheese and ground nutmeg. Serve with a tossed green salad and some garlic bread.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
2 servings


  • ½ pound linguine pasta

  • 1 thick slice bacon

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ cup heavy or whipping cream

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes or until al dente; drain. Remove from pot, cover and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Break up into small pieces and set aside.

  3. In the pasta pot, melt butter over medium-low heat and add cream; heat thoroughly, but do not allow to boil. Combine cooked pasta with butter/cream mixture. Add Parmesan cheese and bacon; toss well. Allow sauce to thicken for a few minutes; add ground white pepper and nutmeg. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

992 Calories
62g Fat
86g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 992
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 62g 80%
Saturated Fat 35g 176%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 656mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 86g 31%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 294mg 23%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 330mg 7%

* 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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