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    Linguine Carbonara

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    hollyberry's Note:

    Comfort food. This Carbonara is simple to make and tastes great - even better the next day. It's not traditional in the sense that there are no peas or eggs (kind of a big deal), but Carbonara is what we call it around here!

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    1. 1
      Marinate the chicken breasts in Italian dressing.
    2. 2
      Chop bacon into 1/4" pieces and fry over medium-high heat in a large saucepan until well done. Drain off the bacon fat.
    3. 3
      In the meantime, cook the noodles and broil or barbecue the chicken. Dice the chicken in to bite-sized pieces.
    4. 4
      Into the hot bacon, add the diced tomatoes, then the red pepper flakes, chicken and any chicken drippings. Bring to a boil, then simmer gently until slightly reduced.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat and stir in the evaporated milk and thick cream.
    6. 6
      Serve over linguine noodles with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 25, 2006


      My husband's new favorite, too! I used some homemade dressing (by BoneMan) and it worked fine. I used full fat evaporated milk and it does get a little thickened with the tomatoes. I had been wondering if I would need to add a pinch of cornstarch, but I didn't need to. The red pepper flakes add a wonderful zestiness. This is on the order of a Vodka Penne, but without the vodka. This was enjoyed by the whole family so I'll be making again! Roxygirl

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    • on December 08, 2005


      Many carbonara recipes here, but this one was so good I registerd for to make a comment!!! Very creamy and delicously spicy, without being rich and over the top. Served up very well. My husband loved it. Is here encouraging me now to say nice things. I am a 1st time poster. Forgive my mistakes. This was an excellent dish and I highly reccomend it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Linguine Carbonara

    Serving Size: 1 (358 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 928.0
    Calories from Fat 511
    Total Fat 56.8 g
    Saturated Fat 22.6 g
    Cholesterol 140.7 mg
    Sodium 1220.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 73.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    Sugars 7.1 g
    Protein 35.9 g

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