In a bowl, whisk the eggs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Break eggs into a large bowl, stir in parsley, salt, pepper and 60 grams (approximately 2 ounces) Parmesan. In a saucepan boil the pasta; when the pasta is cooked drain and add to a mixing bowl. Spaghetti with Eggs and Bacon Recipe photo by Taste of Home. Robie Benve (author) from Ohio on January 06, 2012: Arlene, I'm sure you'll love it! Finish up with a generous dusting of Parmesan cheese on top. Cook spaghetti according to package directions in a 6-qt. Crystal Tatum from Georgia on October 15, 2012: Oh my I think I want to drown in this! Add the tagliatelle and cook for 10 minutes (read the instruction on your packages some say 8 minutes other 10 minutes). Serve hot. In a large skillet add the bacon and cook it until crisp then turn off the heat and remove the bacon with a slotted spoon then add the pasta and toss it in the bacon fat. Remove from heat; stir in cheese. Our daughter-in-law who works as a cardiac charge nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit of a large metro hospital has told me that cardiologists now recommend cooking with bacon fat! The creamy carbonara sauce can't be any simpler, it just uses eggs and parmesan, no actual cream. The beaten eggs get “cooked” in the skillet when tossed with the warm spaghetti creating a … Remove from heat then add 1/2 cup of the cheese, egg whites and lots of fresh ground pepper. This one was recently requested by our youngest daughter who barely remembers it but would like to enjoy it again.Have to admit I'm rather surprised at some reviewers' attempts to make this dish "healthy." Cook the diced bacon in a pan with 4 tablespoons of water on medium heat, for about 10 minutes, or until it gets a golden color. So I had no breakfast on Sundays, I was going straight from sleeping status to sharing a yummy carbonara with grandma. Voted up! Robie Benve (author) from Ohio on August 13, 2020: Ciao Adrienne! In a bowl, whisk the eggs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Feel free to substitute pancetta for the bacon. I didn't have any bacon but it was really nice and smooth and creamy, and very satisfying. Add bacon and garlic to the pan. Enjoy! Robie Benve (author) from Ohio on January 18, 2012: VengefulArt, you are right, breakfast pasta could be its middle name. Robie Benve (author) from Ohio on March 01, 2020: Hi Travel Chef, the way I cook it, the egg is never runny, it tends to lump up, thanks to the heat in the pot and the Parmesan cheese. Add bacon, and cook until crisp, about 4 minutes. Add more pasta water if needed. This egg and pasta dish is basically a carbonara recipe without any meat. In a small saucepan, whisk eggs and cream until blended. Thanks for sharing your family recipe. Another reviewer's addition of onion when frying the bacon along with fresh ground pepper would be something I'd try if I make this again. Mix. I am very happy I did. Cook the penne in the boiling water, according to cooking time on the package. Yummy. Add the pasta to the skillet with the bacon and garlic mixture. Most folks are surprised to see this combination of ingredients. (Tip: To keep the sauce creamier, keep bout 1/3 of a cup the pasta's cooking water.). Yum. Mix in the bacon and hot oil, egg and Parmesan mixture and chopped parsley tossing lightly with tongs. Buon appetito! Short noodles, like penne, are much easier for kids (and adults) to grab with the fork, and much less messy to eat than some other noodles like spaghetti. Drain the pasta and immediately add it to the bowl with the eggs and toss well. 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