Bacon Spaghetti

Bacon Spaghetti


"This was an old standby of my mother's which my kids now love. Serve with tossed salad and garlic bread."


30 m servings 524 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 524 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 604 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook bacon until crispy. Drain well. Crumble.
  2. Prepare spaghetti according to package directions.
  3. Process garlic cloves through a garlic press, and combine with olive oil. Toss spaghetti, bacon, garlic/olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 99 Ratings


The general consensus from reading others reviews on this recipe was that it was kind of dry. I added extra olive oil and doubled the amount of garlic. My family loved it.

This was very easy. I was disappointed and would not make it again. It was very dry.

We soooo enjoyed this dish. I added alot of garlic as well as lots of pepper and fresh oregano. I added a little touch more olive oil just to make sure it wasnt to dry. I also sauted vidalia o...

This was easy and good! My daughter, the bacon fan, loved this but without any garlic in her serving (she's 7 so thinks garlic is "too spicy"). The time to cook the bacon made this "less qui...

Thanks for sharing your recipe! We were short on time and ingredients tonight. This was perfect for our dinner. We loved the taste--simple and not heavy like so many pasta recipes. Some modi...

A cross between paste e olio and pasta carbanara this was good. I made a half recipe but kept the same amount of oil and spices, this seemed to combat the dry problem other reviewers complained...

I did not like the raw garlic. Next time I will add it to the bacon just before it finishes cooking. One pound of bacon was too much, and without a sauce it all just slid to the bottom of the bo...

Wasn't very impressed.

My kids didn't like this dish but my husband and I loved it. Since a lot of the other reviewers said it was dry, I added about 3 or 4 tablespoons of melted butter and reduced the noodles by abo...