Bacon Pasta with an Egg and Savory Waffles

Put an egg on it!

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That’s the message for the day.

Over easy eggs tend to make everything better. I like them on salads, burgers, breakfast of course, grilled cheese sandwiches and today we are putting those eggs on pasta and we are loving it. We are, trust me.

This fast meal seems a little like breakfast but tastes like dinner for sure.  Breakfast for dinner isn’t my favorite way to do the last meal of the day unless someone in my house is sick. Then it’s a must.

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Oh and the waffles? Have you ever had savory waffles? If not, you must-they are bee’s knees.

How do you like your eggs?

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Bacon drippings and garlic

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Eggs

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Near

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Far

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Savory waffles

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Whisk to combine

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Golden brown

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Time to chow down

Bacon Pasta with an Egg

ingredients:

3/4 pound angel hair pasta, cooked

6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (reserve 1 tablespoon drippings)

2 garlic cloves, minced

sea salt and freshly ground pepper

1/4 cup parsley, chopped

instructions and directions: 

In a skillet heat the 1 tablespoon of reserved bacon drippings over medium low heat. Add minced garlic and cook 1 minute. Add cooked pasta to warm throughout. Season with salt, pepper and fresh parsley. Divide into bowls.

Meanwhile, spray another nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Crack eggs (i have to do this one at a time), keeping yolks in tact, into pan. Sprinkle with salt and a few grinds of pepper. When the whites become white but yolk is still not cooked add tablespoon of water to the pan and cover with a lid. After 30 seconds remove the lid. Yolk should still be runny. Lay one egg over each bowl of pasta. Poke a hole in the egg to release yolk and create sauce.

Top with parmesan cheese and crumbled bacon. Serve with waffles.

For the waffles: 

(makes 6-8)

ingredients:

2 eggs

1 2/3 cups milk (I particularly like canned evaporated milk for some of it)

1/3 cup vegetable oil

2 cups all-purpose flour (you can substitute wheat germ for 1/4 cup of white flour)

1 tablespoon baking powder

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup chopped parsley

1/2 cup cheddar cheese

1 shallot, finely diced

freshly ground pepper

cooking spray

instructions and directions: 

In a small bowl combine egg, milk and oil. In a large separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, a few twists of pepper and salt. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients until just blended. Do not over mix.

Fold in parsley, cheese and shallot.

With a 1/3 cup measure, cook in waffle maker.

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One thought on “Bacon Pasta with an Egg and Savory Waffles

  1. JP says:

    One word for this meal…AMAZING!!!

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