20 Minute Carbonara

A good friend of mine introduced me to the wonderful world of carbonara. Carbonara 1We had a play date and she whipped it up. Naturally, whilst almost seven months pregnant, I woke up craving it. All you need is 15-20 minutes to make this yummy bacon and cheese goodness.


  • 10 oz spaghetti
  • 1 c. parmesan cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5-6 slices bacon (you can use turkey if you like although it won’t be as tasty in my humble opinion)
  • parsley for garnish if desired


  1. Cook pasta as directed in salted water. Put aside about 1/4 c. of water
  2. In a pan cook bacon until crispy and brown. Do not drain the grease.
  3. In a bowl, mix parmesan cheese and eggs
  4. In the same pan as the bacon, add pasta, cheese mixture and eggs
  5. Mix and add the water until desired consistency
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