recipe: spaghetti carbonara

when we talk about favorite recipes, this is BY FAR mine. i could eat this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. this creamy bacon pasta is perfect for easy dinners or just carb-loading on the couch.

the recipe looks a little more complex, but believe me, it’s not. it’s super simple and a family favorite in this household. serve it up with some yummy garlic bread and you’re good to go.


  • 1 lb of thin spaghetti noodles
  • 1 quart of half and half
  • 1 lb of bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 dozen eggs


  • cook and drain spaghetti noodles
  • while noodles are cooking cut bacon into 1-inch pieces and fry
  • combine butter and drained noodles into pot
  • whisk eggs and cream together, then add parmesan cheese
  • once bacon is cooled, add to cream mixture
  • add mixture to pot of spaghetti
  • stir over low heat until sauce thickens; this can take a few minutes
  • serve, add more parmesan, salt and pepper to taste

give this delicious recipe a try and if you do, be sure to let me know what you think!


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