Linguine With Bacon and Onions

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Ingy1171

This is a wonderful classic Italian dish that is so simple! This is adapted from a recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks - "Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen".

Top Review by Veaudoo

The fam loved this one and I of course was happy to make it for them as it is one of my favorite recipes Ingy would make for me!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 6 quarts of salted water to a boil.
  2. Boil linguine for about 8 minutes, or until al dente.
  3. Strain when done leaving about a cup of pasta-cooking water aside.
  4. Heat olive oil in large, heavy skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add bacon and cook, stirring until bacon is browned and still soft in the center, about 6 minutes.
  6. Remove bacon from skillet, leaving 3-4 T. of fat in the pan.
  7. Add onions and cook until wilted but still crunchy, about 4-5 minutes.
  8. Add broth, bring to a boil, then adjust heat to a simmer. Cook until liquid is reduced about half.
  9. Combine pasta with the onions and "sauce". Stir to coat the pasta.
  10. Add pasta water if necessary, to coat pasta.
  11. Toss in bacon.
  12. Remove from heat and add egg yolks one at a time, tossing well after each.
  13. Add grated cheese, then black pepper, tossing well, and serve immediately.

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