A Meal for Four for under $10!!!

15 Mar

Pasta Carbonara


Ingredients:

1 bag of Spaghetti/pasta
Drop of Olive oil
Package of turkey Bacon
Tin of Mushrooms
Parmasen cheese
4 Egg Yolks
1/2 cup of heavy cream
teaspoon of gralic paste
A pinch of Salt and Pepper

Method:

  1. To cook the spaghetti/pasta boil water with a drop of olive oil to prevent sticking
  2. Meanwhile, fry the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat.When cooked, chop up and toss in a teaspoon of garlic paste.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat yolks, then add 1 large ladleful (about 1/2 cup) of the pasta cooking water. This tempers the eggs and keeps them from scrambling when added to the pasta.
  4. Drain spaghetti/pasta and place back into saucepan.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the pasta. Toss rapidly to coat the pasta without cooking the egg.Working quickly over a very low heat, add Parmesan, salt, pepper, mushrooms, and bacon.

Shopping List:

Tin of mushrooms               89c
Spaghetti                                 99c
Garlic  paste                           99c
Turkey Bacon                        1.99c
Heavy Cream                         49c
Eggs                                         1.29c
Parmasen Cheese                 99c
Salt                                             99c
Pepper                                      99c
Olive Oil                                   99c = $9.71

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