Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta



Indulge in the comforting flavors of creamy bacon and mushrooms with this delightful Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta recipe. This dish combines crispy bacon with a rich and savory mushroom sauce, creating an explosion of umami flavors. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a creamy and indulgent pasta dish that will satisfy all of your cravings. So, if you’re in need of a simple yet satisfying recipe to elevate your weeknight dinners, look no further than this Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta. Get ready to be transported to a world of creamy deliciousness!



Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta

This creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta is the epitome of comfort food. Crispy bacon is combined with a luscious mushroom sauce, resulting in a dish bursting with umami flavors. With a cooking time of less than 30 minutes, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknight meals.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian


  • – 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • – 125 grams diced bacon
  • – 250 grams mushrooms
  • – 2 medium onions
  • – 2 garlic cloves
  • – 1 teaspoon salt
  • – 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • – 200 ml heavy cream
  • – 500 ml chicken stock
  • – 250 grams spaghetti
  • – 100 grams shredded Parmesan cheese
  • – Handful of chopped parsley
  • – To serve: extra Parmesan cheese fresh parsley, ground black pepper


  • Start with the Bacon:
  • – Heat up a large pan over medium heat. Add olive oil and let it spread out evenly.
  • – Toss in the diced bacon and let each piece sizzle and crisp up.
  • – Add diced onions and sliced mushrooms to the pan, and season with salt and pepper.
  • – Once the onions turn translucent and the mushrooms brown, add crushed garlic.
  • Cook the Sauce:
  • – Pour in the heavy cream and chicken stock, and bring it to a boil.
  • – Add uncooked spaghetti to the pan, ensuring it’s fully submerged in the liquid.
  • – Let it all simmer for about 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • Finish with Cheese:
  • – As the pasta cooks and the sauce thickens, stir in the shredded Parmesan cheese, allowing it to melt into the sauce for a creamy texture.
  • – Finally, add a handful of chopped parsley, giving a fresh touch to the dish.
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • – Serve the Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta with extra Parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, and a sprinkle of ground black pepper. Enjoy the delightful flavors of this creamy and indulgent pasta dish!


– Feel free to use any type of pasta you prefer, such as linguine, fettuccine, penne, or rigatoni.
– Freshly grated Parmesan cheese will provide the best flavor and melting quality.
– Ensure the bacon is cooked until crisp, as it adds texture and smoky flavor to the dish.
– Experiment with different varieties of mushrooms for varying textures and flavors.
– For a dairy-free option, replace the heavy cream with a plant-based cream or non-dairy milk thickened with flour. Vegan versions of Parmesan cheese are readily available in most grocery stores.
– Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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