Easy Carbonara Sauce

Easy Carbonara Sauce

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"Quick way to make a really tasty carbonara-style pasta sauce. Serve over cooked pasta."
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30 m servings 231 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 20.3 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 761 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain all but about 2 tablespoons bacon drippings from skillet. Cook and stir onion with bacon in reserved drippings until onion is translucent, 5 to 10 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 minutes.
  2. Pour Alfredo sauce into onion-bacon mixture; rinse jar with the water and pour into skillet. Stir sauce with a wooden spoon, thoroughly scraping any brown bits of food from bottom of the skillet. Bring sauce to a simmer; add tomatoes. Simmer sauce until flavors blend, about 5 minutes.



So delicious! And so quick to make! Perfect for a wholesome week night meal. I was concerned about the lack of seasonings, but due to the saltiness from the bacon, and the seasonings from the...

I totally made this last night!! It was amazing! I chose a roasted red pepper alfredo so I diced up some red pepper and sauted it with the onions!! Soooooooooo goooooood! Great recipe!

This was a great base recipe for carbonara! All I did different was use Oscar Meyer Turkey bacon ( it's the best) because I can't eat pork, added 2 cups peas to the sauce and used 1/2 cup dry wh...

This was delicious! I've been looking for an easy good recipe and had no luck until this one. It's great. Thank you!!!

I grilled chicken tenders and used a can of drained tomatoes. We LOVED this recipe. Will be making this again for sure!

Perfect....easy....delicious. I added frozen peas and a 1lb of chicken. Yummy.

This recipe was SO good and easy to make! I added baby shrimp, scallops and peas to my sauce and served it over steamed, mashed cauliflower (my family is eliminating pasta). It was amazing!!!

AMAZING! The one and only thing we did differently was browned some bite sized pieces of chicken breat and threw it in the sauce too....so good. Way better than olive garden's!

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