Creamy Linguini for Two

Creamy Linguini for Two


"A very quick and delicious pasta dish with a light, creamy blend of Parmesan cheese and ground nutmeg. Serve with a tossed green salad and some garlic bread."


30 m servings 992 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 992 kcal
  • 50%
  • Fat:
  • 62.1 g
  • 95%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.8g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 656 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes or until al dente; drain. Remove from pot, cover and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Break up into small pieces and set aside.
  3. In the pasta pot, melt butter over medium-low heat and add cream; heat thoroughly, but do not allow to boil. Combine cooked pasta with butter/cream mixture. Add Parmesan cheese and bacon; toss well. Allow sauce to thicken for a few minutes; add ground white pepper and nutmeg. Serve immediately.
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  1. 44 Ratings


I increased this to feed our family and it was great. A few changes to accomodate what I had on hand: I had no cream so instead I used 2% milk, so after melting the butter, I added a few pinches...

Yum! This is so rich and delicious. I added asparagus bites to it so I felt a little bit healthier while eating it!

This recipe was delicious!! My boyfriend really liked it!! I added some chicken though!!

I really liked the flavor, but it could have had some chicken or shrimp to give it some umf! My husband didn't like it well as I did, but I will be making it again! I will just be sure to add ...

Firstly, half a pound of pasta is more than two servings (thank goodness, since, as listed each serving is over a thousand calories). We got about 4 and a half servings out of it. Also, it mad...

Very good and easy! I 'spiced' it up a bit though and it was outstanding. I chopped up some leaf spinach and sprinkled in some crushed red pepper. This not only made it very tasty and a littl...

Very quick and easy, very tasty! Sounded good as-written but I added some mushrooms, broccoli, Roma tomatoes, and garlic that I sauteed with the grease from the bacon. I used fat free half-&-hal...

Just okay. Not sure where this recipe went wrong ,but it was bland and just didn't do it for our family. I had to ehance the flavor with roasted garlic, romano cheese, and a bit of salt. I serve...

This is incredibly yummy.