Thursday, April 23, 2009

Give me 20 minutes I'll give you Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

This is such a quick and easy meal. I'm sure it will be seen on our menu for years to come. I love it when I stumble upon a meal I can whip up in a hurry.

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara $3.19
4 Servings
From the 99 cent cookbook

8 oz. dry spaghetti .63
1 c. diced chunks of ham or cooked bacon 1.87 (I used turkey ham)
2 eggs .18
1/2 c. Parmesan Cheese .50Salt & Pepper to Taste .01
Cook spaghetti until al dente. While spaghetti is boiling, cook ham or bacon in skillet until browned or crisp. Separating into bits as it cooks.

In a bowl beat eggs well then add parmesan cheese, saving a bit for topping and season with salt and pepper.

When spaghetti is cooked drain and return to pot quickly and add egg mixture. (the heat of the pasta will cook your eggs, if you wish you can add a little heat to ensure fully cooked eggs but be careful not to overcook them.

Add ham or bacon and toss well. Serve immediately and top with parmesean cheese.

To see my menu this week with links to other great recipes click here.
For more great ideas check out the Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap on Friday.

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