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                              PESTO CARBONARA
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Bacon
                         - cut in 1/4-inch slices
      1/4   c            Fresh basil leaves
    5                    Garlic cloves
      1/2   c            Half and half
    2                    Eggs -- beaten
    1       c            Grated Parmesan cheese
                         --(freshly grated)
    1       lb           Vermicelli
 
   In a skillet, fry bacon until lightly brown; drain and set aside.
   Put basil and garlic into a food processor or blender; process or
   blend until finely minced.  In a large bowl, mix the half and half
   with the eggs; add bacon, basil mixture, and cheese.  Cook pasta
   according to package directions.  Drain; immediately add to egg
   mixture.  Cover and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.  Uncover and
   toss to coat pasta with sauce.  Serve immediately.  Makes 4 to 6
   servings.
   
   QUICK & EASY PASTA RECIPES (March 1995)
   
   Reprinted with permission from:
   The Electric Kitchen & Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
   
   [Meal-Master compatible format by Karen Mintzias]
  
 
 
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