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Eggs, bacon and parmesan team up to create an out of this world Pasta Carbonara. This easy recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. #PastaCarbonara #PastaRecipe #EasyRecipe #Spaghetti

Pasta Carbonara

Eggs, bacon and parmesan team up to create an out of this world classic Pasta Carbonara. This easy recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Course Main Dish
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Country Pasta Egg Pasta
  • 1 lb. Low Sodium Bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup half & half
  • 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions. 

  2. While pasta is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Add onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until transparent. Remove from heat.

  3. Add eggs, egg yolk, parmesan cheese, half and half, parsley, salt and pepper to a medium bowl. Whisk until incorporated.

  4. Drain the pasta and reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.

  5. Pour the hot pasta into the skillet with the bacon. Return to stove on very low heat.

  6. Add the egg mixture and reserved pasta water to the skillet. Toss to incorporate until a sauce forms. 

  7. Remove from heat and garnish with extra parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

    Eggs, bacon and parmesan team up to create an out of this world Pasta Carbonara. This easy recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.