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Garlic Bread Carbonara

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon, Pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


For Pasta

  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 1 lb bacon, cut into 1/2 in- 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 small white onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2/3 cup fresh Parmesan
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk

For Bread Crumbs

  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder


  • Pre-heat oven to  350 degrees. Toss bread crumbs with melted butter and garlic powder.  Spread evenly on a lined baking sheet. Set aside.
  • Place bacon in a large rimmed skillet and saute till semi-crisp.
  • While bacon cooks, cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together cheese, eggs and milk. Set aside.
  • Add white wine to the skillet with the bacon. Allow it to gently simmer and reduce for about 10 minutes. Add garlic and saute for an additional 2 minutes.
  • While garlic cooks, place bread crumbs in the oven 2-3 minutes or until crispy.
  • Add pasta to bacon mixture and toss. Remove from heat and add the egg mixtures while quickly tossing the pasta.
  • Plate pasta and top  with crispy garlic bred crumbs.