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Creamy Pasta with Bacon Recipe
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Creamy Pasta with Bacon Recipe

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"My son loves bacon, so this side is a hit with him. Sometimes I even add chicken to make it a main dish." - Kim Uhrich, Cabot, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated linguine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 8 cooked bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 474 calories, 33 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 202 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk flour and cream until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  3. Drain linguine; add to the pan. Stir in bacon and cheese; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Pasta with Bacon in Taste of Home Annual Recipes Annual 2010, p29

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 474 calories, 33 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 202 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Reviews for Creamy Pasta with Bacon

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2014

"I made the dish by following the recipe. I was disappointed in it. The dish was bland. There was not the bacon flavor that I expected. There was no flavor that stood out. I will not make this again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"I made the sauce with milk, instead of cream, and I omitted the eggs. It was creamy and delightfully delicious."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"This is a lot like spaghetti carbonara which I absolutely love... I used a 16 oz. box of spaghetti - next time, I will use bite sized pasta (i.e. penne or farfalle) because I found the noodles really hard to toss with the very thick sauce... Which, speaking of the sauce, I'm not sure if flour is really even that necessary in this recipe... I may try it without next time. Oh, and it may be salty enough for some, but I had to add some to my taste, and some freshly ground black pepper. Overall, I could have eaten several portions of this last night!! I served bruschetta/Italian bread with it for a very satisfying meal!"

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"The sauce is awful, it turned out very clumpy and had a strong egg taste and odor. Maybe I did something wrong but the finished product looked nothing like the photo and tasted horrible. I won't be making this again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2009

"I love this recipe, I've never used refriderated pasta before, but I'm sold, it is so much better plus the sauce is so good. I put a lot more parmasean in it for extra cheesiness and added peas and its tasted like the best fettucine I've had at a restaurant a while back(unfortantly it closed about ten years ago-Gambuchi). seems like restaurants cant make a good fetticine anymore. so skip the expensive meal and make this one at home. Yummy!"

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