Pasta Carbonara

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

I love making this meal. Doesn't require a lot of ingredients and is fast and easy! You can use any type of pasta noodle you choose. Also sometimes I will add some frozen sweet peas to the dish. Just throw them in while making the pasta.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
spaghetti
1/2 pkg
cooked bacon with bacon grease
6
eggs yolks
1/4 lb
grated pecorino romano cheese
3/4 c
cream
4 oz
cream cheese softened and at room temp. (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil the pasta in water (4 quarts)
salt water as desired. Boil the pasta al dente
2
While the pasta is cooking, in a bowl beat well the eggs with the cream and some of the freshly grated pecorino romano cheese
3
Cut bacon into 1/2 inch pieces and fry.
4
When pasta is ready, drain it and quickly add the pancetta/bacon along with grease and eggs from the top. This is when you can add the cream cheese.
5
Toss the pasta immediately and very quickly as the heat of the pasta will cook the eggs
you may also want to toss it on the flame for 1 more min to cook the eggs a little more
garnish with freshly pecorino romano cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Carbonara