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Pasta Carbonara Recipe

Pasta carbonara is a creamy and deliciously flavorful pasta dish that is on the table in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Author: Lil' Luna


  • ½ pound spaghetti uncooked
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese divided
  • fresh parsley chopped
  • pepper


  • Cook spaghetti as directed on box. Drain and set aside reserving ½ cup of cooking water.
  • In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, milk, and Italian seasoning.
  • Add garlic to a large skillet, then add bacon, pepper, and cream cheese mixture. Cook for a few minutes or until heated through. Add ½ cup reserved Spaghetti water and mix well.
  • Combine spaghetti to cream cheese mixture. Add most of Parmesan cheese and mix.
  • Top with reserved Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Serve warm and ENJOY!


Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 1mg