Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Spaghetti Carbonara

Serves 4

Classic Italian sauce can be served on any style noodle

Ingredients
4 servings of your favorite spaghetti
1 tsp. salt
1/2 lb. bacon or pancetta
1 large onion
1/2 cup fresh parsley
2 large eggs, room temperature
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup heavy cream
red pepper flakes, optional

 

Directions:

  • Place pasta and salt in cooker
  • Add water to level 4
  • Cook 15-16 for regular pasta, 14-15 mins. for thin pasta , 10-11 mins. for angel hair.

 

Meanwhile:

  • Chop onion, bacon and parsley into bite-size pieces; set aside
  • Cook bacon in pan until crisp
  • Remove bacon and save 1 Tbs. of fat.
  • Add onion to skillet and sauté 3-mins until soft.
  • Return bacon to skillet.
  • In a bowl, combine parsley, eggs, cheese and cream
  • Blend with a fork.

 

Back in the Pasta:

  • Remove pasta from microwave;
  • Pour pasta into the skillet with bacon and onion.
  • Pour egg mixture over the pasta; mix and stir until eggs are cooked