Yesterday, while revealing my new blog about how Trailer Trashtastic my mobile home can be, I also made a promise of yummy pasta all cheesy bacon and eggy. It’s a promise I intend to keep, without even procrastinating! Well maybe I did sleep in a little, but whatever… it’s Saturday.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am a firm believer in breakfast for dinner. Sunday seems to be the only day that in this house we can linger a little while over a pile of pumpkin pecan pancakes or an over-sized omelet. It’s the only morning of the week I have the time to stand over the stove to fry the entire pound of bacon it takes to feed the hungry boys that surround me, or butter all the toast and cook the eggs to order.
Eating breakfast food in the evening is a surefire way to nail the timing required to prepare a meal that takes up every available cooking space and get it all on plates while it’s HOT… it’s also the only meal of the day that I can count on all four of us meeting at the table.
But what if there were an easier way? Some magical solution to having your bacon and eggs as part of your evening meal, all the while avoiding the pancake griddle?
Pasta Carbonara is no secret… it is a timeless, simple, and classic meal. It’s so simple in fact that sometimes people forget about it (for the record those “people” are NOT me) and move on to other breakfasty dinner fare such as quiche or hot cakes with sage-tinged sausage. Pasta carbonara is also your best friend if you are trying to prepare a satisfying and pretty meal on a budget. Or if you’re like me and you avoid running out to the grocery store unless it’s some kind of emergency.
So without further ado, the Spaghetti Carbonara recipe. And if you missed yesterday, take a minute to hop over to Trailer Trashtastic, my newest addition to Sugar Dish Me (yes, I am soliciting my readers with not even a hint of shame because you guys are great!!) and let me know what you think! As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 471 Total Fat: 30g Saturated Fat: 10g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 18g Cholesterol: 160mg Sodium: 1220mg Carbohydrates: 21g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Protein: 29g
(modified from Everyday Food, April 2012)
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