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Hurry-Up Ham Carbonara

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 20, 2022
This pleasing pasta from Romona Parris of Marietta Georgia will satisfy your taste buds and your pocketbook. "Try adding frozen peas or sliced mushrooms for even more flavor," she suggests. Priced at 96 cents a plate, it's bound to make regular appearances at your table.


  • 1 package (8 ounces) angel hair pasta
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup stick margarine, melted
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion in oil. Add the ham, broth and margarine; heat through.
  2. Drain pasta; add to ham mixture. Add egg yolks; cook until the eggs are completely set. Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan cheese; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 582 calories, 34g fat (8g saturated fat), 133mg cholesterol, 873mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.

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