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Creamy Pasta with Bacon Recipe

Creamy Pasta with Bacon Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

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.

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.