A classic Italian dish that combines a creamy egg and cheese sauce with a salty, crispy bacon to make your taste buds dance.
Makes: 4 servings Total time: 25 minutes
- 8 oz spaghetti or linguine pasta
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 slices turkey bacon, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons whole milk
- 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh parsley
Step 1: In a large pot, cook pasta according to directions on the box.
Step 2: While pasta is cooking, in a small bowl, whisk together eggs and 1/2 cup parmasean cheese. Set aside.
Step 3: In a medium sized saucepan, heat olive oil and add turkey bacon. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until it begins to crisp, then add in garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
Step 4: Working efficiently, mix in the egg and cheese mixture into the drained pasta until coated. Add in the milk, salt, pepper, turkey bacon, garlic and parsley.
Step 5: Serve and top with additional cheese and fresh parsley.
Adapted from Damn Delicious