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Pizza Carbonara Recipe

Pizza Carbonara Recipe

Convenient refrigerated pizza crust is dressed up with a creamy Parmesan sauce and a topping of Monterey Jack cheese, bacon and green onions in this tasty recipe. It's a deliciously different addition to any pizza party. —Sherry Keethler Lake St. Louis, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1. Unroll pizza crust. Press onto a greased 12-in. pizza pan; build up edges slightly. Prick thoroughly with a fork. Bake at 425° for 7-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in flour and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk and bouillon. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in Parmesan cheese. Spread over hot crust. Sprinkle with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and green onions.
  • 3. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 417 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 903mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.

Reviews for Pizza Carbonara

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orett108 User ID: 2369528 86854
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"This is not "Carbonara", there is no egg in it."

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NataliaBC User ID: 25377 91243
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"This is now on my rotate list! EVERYONE in the family just loved it, and that just doesn't happen! We have to make multiple recipes, so I cooked the bacon in the oven. This was absolutely delicious and I recommend it without reservation!"

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trixiejo302 User ID: 1553155 45560
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"I made this tonight for the first time and it is officially on my list of favorite recipes. I made a homemade crust instead of store bought and it is simply AMAZING! I love that the "carbonara" is egg free, too. I can't say enough about how great this is. Thank you, Sherry Keethler, for sharing!!"

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kknepper User ID: 3913152 204118
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2010

"Want to try it with home made pizza dough, found store bought hard to work with. Very tasty, a bit time consuming but well worth it"

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hollyespen User ID: 4962992 112771
Reviewed May. 17, 2010

"good recipe, will make this again!"

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NevadaRose User ID: 4283670 51242
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"Very good - but be sure to cook the rout long enough to get rid of the pasty taste"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.