Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

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Have you ever had a carbonara before? It is so lovely – if you did not know there is egg in the mix – but it like coats the pasta and cooks a little – it is very good

I have no idea who came up with such an idea – but it is pretty brilliant – I love adding the bacon to the mix as well

I used Turkey Bacon to cut some of the calories and fat in the dish

Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

This recipe is pretty inexpensive to make – one item no pictured is the olive oil I used – I like using a little olive oil in the egg mixture to help the egg mixture adhere to the pasta

This recipe is VERY easy to make – about 15 minutes of real cooking time – there is about 10 minutes for the pasta to cook as well

You should reserve about 1/2 cup of pasta water – pasta water is the water that the pasta cooked in – it usually looks a little white – that is the starch – you will be using the pasta water if the pasta becomes too sticky

Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

This picture is a little dark but here is my dad mixing the pasta and egg mixture together 🙂

Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

If you do make the Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe please let me know what you think 🙂 My dad found this recipe on Damn Delicious ( one of our favorite food blogger sites )

Super Quick Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 4 slices Turkey bacon, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta - remember to reserve about ½ Cup of pasta water
  2. In a large skillet - place bacon - cook for a few minutes - add in garlic cook for one minute
  3. While all that is cooking in a bowl - whisk oil, eggs, and parmesan cheese together
  4. Once the pasta is cooked place in the skillet with the bacon - keep the heat low/medium
  5. Slowly add in the egg mixture - make sure to keep everything moving you do not want scrambled eggs
  6. Add in seasonings and parsley
  7. Enjoy!