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Easy Weeknight Spaghetti Carbonara

A quick weeknight pasta meal with easy instructions and simple ingredients.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy pasta dinner, how to make carbonara, quick pasta recipe
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese plus more for garnish
  • 12 ounces bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup parsley plus more for garnish
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta al dente, drain, and return to pot.
  2. Slowly pour beaten eggs into pasta, stirring and tossing pasta well in order to coat it with the egg and prevent clumps.
  3. Mix in frozen peas, allowing the steam from the pasta to cook them. Mix in remaining ingredients then cover pot and let sit for a few minutes.

  4. Garnish with more parsley and parmesan to serve.