16 ounces spaghetti
1 cup chopped turkey bacon or regular bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk - regular or lowfat
1/2 cup sour cream - regular, lowfat or nonfat
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium high heat until golden brown.
Add onion and garlic and saute 3 minutes, until onion is soft. Add oregano and cook 1 minute. Add flour and stir to coat onion. Add milk and bring to a simmer. cook 5 minutes, until sauce thickens, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat and stir in sour cream, Parmesan and parsley. Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper. Drain pasta and toss with sauce to coat. Serve.
Submitted by Patricia from Oklahoma
Mar 30, 2012 9:29 PM
The sour cream sounds like an interesting twist. I have made a lot of carbonara in my time but never with sour cream.
Mar 30, 2012 9:06 PM
we pretty much stick to tomato based spaghetti sauce. but thanks.
Mar 30, 2012 4:46 PM
My husband makes this for me alot it's yummy
Mar 30, 2012 3:44 PM
such a small pic... would love to see a bigger pic
Mar 30, 2012 1:11 PM
Calvin Trillin's Thanksgiving tradition! Thanks for this version.
Mar 30, 2012 11:39 AM
My husband loves this, but we usually put eggs in our carbonara.
by PMKIRKWOOD @MAC.COM
Mar 30, 2012 11:15 AM
Quick - easy - yum!<br>
Mar 30, 2012 11:01 AM
sounds like a winner ! Ty for sharing
Mar 30, 2012 10:44 AM
Always a favorite. Thanks for sharing.
Mar 30, 2012 10:00 AM
my mom used to make something similar - I'll def. give this one a try!
Mar 30, 2012 9:33 AM
Carbonara without eggs. Intriging recipe.
Mar 30, 2012 9:21 AM
Every single recipe here today in my opinion rocks! :)<br>Thank you
Mar 30, 2012 8:34 AM
Since I have vegetarians in my house, will have to use the soy bacon, but it sounds really good either way. Thank you for sharing.
Mar 30, 2012 8:21 AM
love spaghetti in any way, shape, or form. ty.
Mar 30, 2012 8:13 AM
This might be to bad! I have never made this before and in reading recipe, it might pass the families taste buds!
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