Recipe by big daddy cooks
"This rich pasta toss is great for everyday dinners or special occasions. I can come home from work and throw this dish together in a half hour."
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bacon strips, diced
1 1/4 cups
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese, cut into cubes
freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
fresh green peas
diced cooked ham
Made this the other night...can't stop thinking about it. Ten stars. Followed exactly. This stuff is no joke. Will probably have to make it again in a couple days:)
This would have been much better if I had drained the bacon grease. I should have gone with my gut and done that. Then I would have just softened the garlic in the butter. This is an easy way to make a last minute dinner, and it is kid friendly.
This was a last minute dinner attempt after my original dinner tanked. VERY simple which I appreciated. I did not have ham or peas, what I did was throw in a good amount steamed broccoli. I also added a good amount fresh ground pepper. I sprinkled fresh parmesan over each portion before serving. The boys and I inhaled this. VERY good.
Delicious but it does take a long time. I also added pepper to taste
Very yummy! Slightly time consuming but well worth the extra effort! I added shredded grilled chicken to mine as well which was a nice added touch.
i didnt have ham or peas so i used corn and chicken still came out great! i'd probably say next time id take out at least half the grease from the bacon. i also added salt and pepper.. for my self more parmesan too!
I found this recipe with not much in the house to cook and craving pasta. I did not find it time-consuming to cook as others have commented. I had to substitute the Parmesan cheese for shredded "pizza" 5 cheese blend and bacon for ham. It came out super tasty. I'd say a mix b/c spaghetti carbonara and alfredo sauce. Will definitely make again.
This is so good! My whole family, including my kids, loved it. We were happy to have leftovers for lunch the next day!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Quick and Creamy Pasta Carbonara
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 499
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