Breakfast pasta

Heather Disarro

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Serve up a whole-wheat pasta dish for breakfast to change it up! Bacon and fresh herbs are running through the whole-wheat pasta, and a perfectly fried egg on top helps make the sauce and bump up the protein!

Breakfast pasta

Breakfast pasta

Serves 1


  • 2 ounces whole grain spaghetti
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked until crisp and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 whole egg


  1. Bring a small pot of water to boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
  3. Add the parsley, scallions, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle in the bacon and toss to coat.
  5. To cook the egg, heat a small skillet over medium-low heat.
  6. Spray the pan with nonstick spray.
  7. Gently break an egg into the pan, being careful to keep the yolk intact.
  8. Cover loosely with a sheet of foil and cook for about 5 minutes until the white is set and the yolk is still runny.
  9. Serve the egg atop the warm pasta.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.