Rigatoni Alla Carbonara - A Creamy, Garlicky Pasta With Wine and Bacon!
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Recipe type: Entree- Pasta
Serves: 8-10
  • Salt
  • 2 pounds rigatoni (or other tubed shaped pasta)
  • 12 oz Turkey Bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil,
  • 1 whole head garlic, peeled, and finely minced
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1½ cups dry white wine or chicken stock
  • 4 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons (about 4 palmfuls) grated Parmigiano Reggiano, plus more, for garnish
  • 2 handfuls fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 Ladle fulls pasta water
  • A few grinds black pepper
  1. Place a large pot of water on the stove to boil. When water is rolling, add salt and pasta and cook to al dente, about 8-10 minutes, reserving 3 ladle fulls of the pasta water.
  2. While pasta cooks, heat large, deep skillet over medium heat. Saute turkey bacon in a drizzle of oil until it browns. Add extra-virgin olive oil, crushed garlic, and chili pepper flakes. Saute garlic 2 minutes. Now add wine to the pan and reduce liquid by half, approx 2 minutes.
  3. Beat together eggs, parmesan cheese, and while whisking vigorously, stir in 3 ladles of the boiling pasta water. Beat in parsley and pepper and set aside.
  4. Drain pasta and add pasta to pan with sauce. Toss pasta with the turkey bacon, and add egg mixture and toss 1 minute, then remove from heat. Continue to toss until sauce is absorbed by and thickly coating the pasta. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper. Serve with extra cheese, crushed chili flakes, and more parsley for a garnish. ENJOY~!
Recipe by Creative Life Of A Glam Wife at https://creativelifeofaglamwife.com/rigatoni-alla-carbonara-a-creamy-garlicky-pasta-with-wine-and-bacon/