Dinner for under $15: Spaghetti alla carbonara by chef Maria Liberati


Let's face it, sometimes you have about 30 minutes to put dinner on the table. Pasta is a surefire crowd pleaser. Take that spaghetti and dress it up a bit, with bacon and eggs.

Chef Maria Liberati has an easy carbonara recipe in her book "Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions" that will have your family asking for seconds. Serves 4.

Spaghetti alla carbonara
1 pound spaghetti
3-4 eggs depending on their size
1/4 cup bacon, cut into cubes
3 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper