Spaghetti Carbonara with Bacon, Butternut Squash and Sage
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Serves: 6
  • 1 pkg (16 oz) Ronzoni® Spaghetti
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated and divided
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 3 cups butternut squash, diced
  • ⅓ cup fresh sage, thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp pepper
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, reserving ¾ cup cooking liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together egg yolks and ½ cup Parmesan; set aside.
  3. Heat large skillet set over medium heat; cook bacon for 2 to 3 minutes or until fat starts to render. Stir in squash, sage and salt; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until bacon is golden brown and squash is tender. Set aside.
  4. Return pasta and reserved cooking liquid to pot set over very low heat. Stir in egg mixture, stirring and tossing constantly, for about 1 minute or until pasta is well coated, egg yolks are set and sauce is thickened. Add squash mixture, tossing until well combined.
  5. Divide among 6 plates. Top with remaining Parmesan, parsley and pepper.
Tip: Substitute sweet potato for butternut squash if preferred.
Recipe by I Heart Publix at