Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Restaurant Worthy Chicken Carbonara

I love to go out to eat but unfortunately my wallet doesn't appreciate it. My favorite type of food? Italian! It took some searching over the last year but Ryan and I have finally perfected a Chicken Carbonara recipe that we both enjoy.


-Spaghetti Noodles
-5 slices of bacon
-1/2 onion
-1 small carton of cream
-2 chicken breasts
-2 tablespoons of butter

-1 tsp of garlic powder
-1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
-2 egg yolks

All the ingredients

1. Cook Spaghetti according to package.

2. Mealwhile, in a large frying pan, add butter, chopped chicken and onion. Fry until chicken is cooked and onions are tender. Add bacon and cook for addition 5 minutes.

3. Drain spaghetti and put it into the pan with the chicken.

4. Add cream, garlic powder. Heat until boiling.

5. Add cheese and egg yolks. Stir till well blended.

6. Enjoy! :-)

Jill having some Chicken Carbonara, Ryan trying to steal it.

I usually cut up my chicken, onions and bacon the night before. This way the meal is done from start to finish in about 15 minutes. It is one of my favorite meals not only because it tastes restaurant made but it doesn't cost too much either.

Chicken (2 breasts)- $6.10

Onion (1/2)- $0.45

Spaghetti (1/2 package)- $0.49

Bacon (5 slices)- $1.60

Small Cream- $2.79

Butter- $0.20

Parmesan Cheese- $0.70

Eggs- Free

Total: $12.33



  1. Yummy, another recipe I will have to try no doubt!

  2. It is so good! I wish I could have it for supper every night! ha ha!

  3. It was delicious! Notice how I have my garlic bread up blocking Ryan from stealing! haha!

  4. Loving your recipes Lindsay! Great blog, keep it up. :)

  5. Ha ha Jill I never noticed the garlic bread shield before.

    Thanks Ashley, I'm glad you are enjoying it! :-)