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Pesto Carbonara

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Bacon
  • - cut in 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 c Fresh basil leaves
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 c Half and half
  • 2 Eggs; beaten
  • 1 c Grated Parmesan cheese
  • --(freshly grated)
  • 1 lb Vermicelli


In a skillet, fry bacon until lightly brown; drain and set aside. Put basil
and garlic into a food processor or blender; process or blend until finely
minced. In a large bowl, mix the half and half with the eggs; add bacon,
basil mixture, and cheese. Cook pasta according to package directions.
Drain; immediately add to egg mixture. Cover and let stand for 2 to 3
minutes. Uncover and toss to coat pasta with sauce. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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