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
- 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
- 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.
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.
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